MSS1/L1.11

MSS1/L1.11 Work with scale diagrams (a) Work out dimensions from drawings with simple shapes (b) Understand the concept of scale, e.g. larger scale for more detail (c) Understand direct proportion as applied to scale

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L1.11, MSS1/L2.10, MSS2/L2.1, MSS2/L2.3

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: L2

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

Three challenging Functional skills questions to get learners to draw 2D representations of 3D objects using a given scale. The questions are based on an exam question from an Edexcel L2 paper last year that learners found difficult.

Editor’s note
With answers and curriculum mapping.

The room - Functional Maths challenge

Submitted by Linda M Hoole on Mon, 2011-12-19 20:11

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L1.11, MSS1/L1.8, MSS1/L1.9, N1/L1.10, MSS1/L1.6, MSS1/L2.5

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing, Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A scaffolded investigation created for my Level 1 numeracy group but ideal for, and fully mapped to, L1-2 Functional maths.
Part 1 involves reading a description of a room and drawing simple scale diagrams (a grid is provided) before pricing up a carpet from a discount company.
Part 2 is more complex: calculate the length of skirting board, wallpaper, paint, dado rail and door framing required.

Scale diagram resources for IWB

Submitted by Elizabeth Adeyemi on Sun, 2011-09-04 14:16

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L1.11, MSS1/L2.10

Free tags: Practice task in the style of OCR Functional Skills assessment. Could be used for exam practice.

Context: Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Interactive whiteboard, Investigation or project

Useful set of two resources.
1) A Smart notebook file that introduces the topic, provides practice questions and finishes with a room decorating project and a self-assessment check.

Design a room

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Thu, 2011-06-16 16:52

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L1.11, MSS1/L1.8, MSS1/L2.10, MSS1/L1.9, MSS1/L2.5

Context: Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Draw a scale diagram of a room and then see if you can fit all the furniture in. Two identical sheets are provided – the only difference is the way the scale is expressed. Also includes perimeter and area questions. Fully mapped to L1-2 Functional Maths and adult numeracy.

Royal Wedding Bunting

Submitted by Catherine Geddes on Thu, 2011-04-28 14:33

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L1.11, MSS1/L1.8, MSS1/L2.10, MSS1/L2.7

Free tags: Royal wedding

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

I created this Royal Wedding resource to link in to my current topic of perimeter. It also covers scale drawings, measures, money, and searching the internet for information.

Designing a garden

Submitted by Jane Redgrave on Mon, 2009-09-28 16:25

Literacy: Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing

Numeracy: Functional Maths, MSS1/L1.11, MSS1/L2.10, MSS2/L2.2, MSS2/L2.3

ICT: Finding and selecting information

Context: Gardening & Horticulture

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Investigation or project, Writing prompts

Level: L1, L2

A challenging project where students must research, plan and cost a luxury garden. Includes scale diagrams, money, and shape and space problems (paving slabs). Extension options cover percentages and averages. Great for horticulture students or anyone with an interest in gardening.
Also ideal for L1-2 Functional Maths.
The project also involves web investigation (costs of garden materials) and writing a covering letter (selling the finished garden design) and therefore also covers Functional ICT and Functional English.

Buying herbs at the garden centre

Submitted by Susan Brocklehurst on Fri, 2009-09-25 16:25

Numeracy: Functional Maths, HD1/L1.3, MSS1/L1.11, HD1/L1.4, N2/E3.5, MSS1/E3.1

Context: Gardening & Horticulture, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Buying herbs at the garden centre is based on packets of seeds and covers addition and subtraction of decimals (money), range and mean, and scale drawings. Great for horticulture students or anyone with an interest in gardening.
The problem solving nature of many questions and the drawing a scale diagram task also makes this ideal for E3-L1 Functional Maths.

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