MSS1/L1.3 Calculate using time. (a) know relationship between units of time e.g. 1hr = 60 minutes (b) add and subtract units of time in hours and minutes (c) convert units of time, e.g. 70 minutes is 1 hour 10 minutes

New Job - Functional Skills

Submitted by Hannah Yates on Fri, 2017-06-02 12:52

Numeracy: Functional Maths, N2/L1.9, N2/L2.8, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L1.3, MSS1/L2.2, N2/L1.5

Literacy: Functional English - writing

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

A differentiated resource to recap many number & measure skills and to help learners with the skills needed when looking for or applying for a job.

Using timetables to plan a journey

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Sun, 2015-11-29 17:50

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 20:37

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.

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 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.

Week's TV Listings

Submitted by Kathy Crockford on Sat, 2010-10-23 14:38

Literacy: Rt/E2.3, Rt/E3.7, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E3.4

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.3, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L1.3

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

A multi-functional resource for Literacy or Numeracy. Sample TV listings by day, programme, start and end times, channel and genre. Use for alphabetic or numeric sorting, skimming and scanning exercises, literacy social sight vocabulary for days of the week, numeracy exercises for calculating time, etc. This resource contains some sample exercise questions to use which can be developed further according to need. I laminated the sheets and then cut up into days so lower level learners can move the elements around. Higher level learners can work from the whole page sheets as well.

Hairdressing resources for E3-L1

Submitted by Nicola Smith on Thu, 2009-07-09 16:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.3, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L1.3

Literacy: Writing, Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.7

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

A great set of literacy and numeracy resources based on making appointments. Includes blank and filled appointment sheets, treatment price list (with accompanying questions) and a short writing activity. Ideal for working with money and time. Also involves scanning text.

Time cards (order and convert)

Submitted by Jeanette Edwards on Wed, 2008-06-25 15:53

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.3

Resource type: Sort or match cards

Level: L1

A card game where times must be converted (between minutes, hours, days, etc.) and then placed in ascending order. A correct solution leads to a hidden message!

Pancakes maths questions

Submitted by Judith White on Mon, 2008-01-28 15:53

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3, MSS1/L1.3

Free tags: Shrove Tuesday, Equality and Diversity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Pancakes is a series of challenging questions for Shrove Tuesday. The main topic is ratio and proportion but metric measures, money and time are also covered.

The cost of smoking

Submitted by Trish Bradwell on Mon, 2007-11-19 16:18

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.1, N1/L1.3, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L1.3

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Originally used during a college ‘Be Healthy’ week but makes a great thought-provoking activity at anytime. Covers addition and multiplication of whole numbers and money, plus working with units of time.

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