MSS1/E3.3

MSS1/E3.3 Read, measure and record time. (a) understand and use common date formats 'understand and use a.m. and p.m.' has moved to MSS1/E2.4(d) since the 2009 curriculum update (b) know how to use a calendar (c) read analogue and 12 hour digital clocks to the nearest 5 minutes (d) Understand time in the 12-hour and 24-hour clock (d) Know that midnight is 00:00 or 0000 and 12:00 or 1200 is midday

Using timetables to plan a journey

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Sun, 2015-11-29 18:50

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

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension)

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

Students regularly tell me they cannot read bus timetables and just wait for the next one to come along! This activity asks learners to find the most appropriate bus for my journey.
I print the timetables (pages 2-8) out enlarged to A3 and stick them to walls of my classroom.

Update (June 2016)
Answer sheet (and error report for one question) kindly provided by Ray Sheerin and Jay Hall, Aylesbury, Bucks, Adult Learning.

Converting Time

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Mon, 2015-10-26 21:37

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

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

A fill in the gaps worksheet for converting time between word formats; digital and analogue wording, 12 and 24 hour clocks.

Read the time: analogue and digital clocks

Submitted by Laura Addamiano on Thu, 2014-01-16 16:48

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E3.3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3

I have created this worksheet to assess Entry Level 3 maths learners in their ability to understand time in the 12-hour and 24-hour clock and reading analogue and 12-hour digital clocks to the nearest five minutes.

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

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

I have created this mini task to assess numeracy/functional skills learners (Entry level 3 to level 1) in – understanding and using common date formats – using a calendar – reading time in the 12-hour and 24-hour formats – recording time in the 12-hour analogue clock – knowing that 12:00 or 1200 is midday

Murder at the Grange parts 2 and 3

Submitted by Ruth Read on Fri, 2013-12-06 09:05

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.

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.

Timings in a salon

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sat, 2011-09-10 13:02

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, HD1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.4, HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.3

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A set of exercises to practise timings in a salon. Ideal for, and fully mapped to, embedding Entry Level Functional Maths.

Favourite TV programmes

Submitted by Julie Gray on Fri, 2011-08-12 15:39

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, HD1/E2.1, MSS1/E3.3

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A very practical and useful E2-E3 Functional Maths resource for extracting information from lists and tables, recording information in a table, and completing simple calculations with time (programme length).

Working at the Hair Salon - Functional Maths

Submitted by Annette Tedder on Wed, 2011-03-09 15:29

Numeracy: Functional Maths, N1/E2.3, HD1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2, HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.3

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A Functional Maths project for Entry 2/3 students. It requires students to read and interpret information from a hair salon appointment book. To use add, subtract and multiply; calculate stock and cost of services. Students must use the given appointment book throughout the whole project as well as show their working out and check their answers. It is a good introduction to the Functional Skills requirements of using all the information given rather than treating each question as a separate entity.

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