MSS1/E2.3

MSS1/E2.3 Read and record time in common date formats (a) know the months of the year in words and abbreviated forms (b) know the months of the year in their numbered sequence (i.e. March is the third month) (c) understand UK convention of writing the date in order of day, month, year.

Murder at the Grange parts 2 and 3

Submitted by Ruth Read on Fri, 2013-12-06 08:05

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E2.3, MSS1/E2.4, MSS1/E3.3, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L1.3, MSS1/L2.2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Warm-up, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

This is an adaptation of Murder at the Grange, which my students have always enjoyed.

I wanted to extend the work on calculating with time, so learners have to use and extend timetables and calculate multi-stage journey times. I also thought it would be good to have some female characters!

There’s a version for L1-2 and one for E2-3, although there is some overlap. In the L1-2 version I have used 24-hour times.

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Rw/E3.2, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT, Using ICT, Entry 3 ICT

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Interactive worksheet, Writing prompts

Level: E2, E3

Simulations of email and online banking registration forms. Can be used in succession, as for the banking registration form you need an email address. When you press the “create account” button it will open the printing menu. Good luck!

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths, MSS1/E2.3, MSS1/E2.4, MSS1/E3.3

Free tags: Olympics

Context: Sport

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

This resource uses the 2012 Olympics cycling road race as a theme and focuses on dates and time. Learners use a calendar to find a day and date, extract information from a table, add times to blank clock faces and carry out simple calculations. There is also a road map of the race with questions to answer.
Fully mapped to E2-E3 Functional Maths

Literacy: General literacy / English, Homophones, homographs & confusables, Functional English - reading, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.3, MSS1/E3.3

Free tags: Autumn, Equality and Diversity, Guy Fawkes

Context: History, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

This resource was created for Adult Literacy Entry 3 Learners but can be used with mixed ability groups from E2 – L1. It includes reading comprehension and related exercises covering many curriculum areas, based on the Guy Fawkes Night theme.

The first section is a comprehension based on the history of Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. The text is suitable for E3-L2. Questions cover general comprehension, punctuation, homophones/spellings, proper nouns, alphabetical order and dictionary work.

Writing the date in different ways

Submitted by Julie Gray on Fri, 2011-08-12 14:22

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E2.3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2

Straightforward, very useful fill-in worksheet for underpinning Entry level 2 Functional Maths.

Memory tips for ordering months of the year

Submitted by Nancy Burn on Mon, 2009-09-14 16:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.3

Literacy: Ww/E2.1, Rw/E2.1

General: Dyslexia support

Resource type: Handout or guide, Sort or match cards

Level: E2

Memory tips for ordering months of the year was written for a dyslexic student but is also very useful for Entry 2 measures, reading and spelling (and dyslexic students at any level).

Days, months, seasons, dates and calendars

Submitted by Jennifer Whitehead on Mon, 2009-02-09 16:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.2, MSS1/E2.3, MSS1/E3.3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2, E3

A substantial booklet providing comprehensive coverage for E1-E3. Includes card matches for sequencing, sorting and matching; six different calendars with questions, and two ‘dates’ activities.

Holiday dates

Submitted by Michael Garen on Wed, 2008-12-10 16:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: E2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Holiday dates is an unusual challenge where the special dates/celebrations (e.g. Diwali, St Patrick’s Day, Queen’s birthday, Easter, etc.) must be matched to the correct month/s of the year. With research links.

Days of the week interactive worksheet

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Mon, 2007-03-26 16:18

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.2, MSS1/E2.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.3b, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Days of the week combines colourful pages of information (days of week and their order, abbreviations, numbers on calendars) with interactive practice pages (drag and drop and a very clever page where the text changes colour if correct spelling is typed). First used with Entry 1 ESOLICT learners but also suitable for E1 literacy and numeracy.

Questions about days and months

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Thu, 2007-03-22 16:18

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.2, MSS1/E2.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.3b

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Questions about days and months . Interactive worksheet with drop down menus to select the correct day, no. of days in a month, etc. (Use as a follow on exercise after the Days of the week worksheet (see below).

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