MSS1/L2.2 Calculate, measure and record time in different formats. (a) understand dates and times written in different formats (b) know how to use measuring instruments such as timers on clocks, appliances, watches, etc (c) know relationship between units of time (sec, min, hr, day, week, month, etc.)

New Job - Functional Skills

Submitted by Hannah Yates on Fri, 2017-06-02 13:52

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.

Calculating with Time

Submitted by Karen Foot on Tue, 2015-03-03 17:17

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L2.2

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

I wanted to create a resource to enable my students to practise calculating with time.

Most of the students work in Wiltshire, but live in Yorkshire, so I thought it would be fun if they explored different travel methods to Yorkshire to see which was the fastest. The travel distances and times were from the Internet and I created this resource differentiated for Levels 1 and 2.

Editor’s note
Clever differentiation.

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.

Swimming pool calculations

Submitted by John Mole on Sun, 2011-07-03 16:01

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.2, MSS1/L2.9, MSS1/L2.5

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Sport

Level: L2

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

Hands-on measuring followed by challenging questions about the cost and time involved in re-filling a swimming pool. Fully mapped for adult numeracy and Functional Maths.

Wallace and Gromit warm-up

Submitted by Helen Lloyd on Mon, 2011-06-13 17:00

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.2

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: L2

Resource type: Warm-up

A challenging warm-up for Level 2 students. Create flow charts and calculate with units of time.


Submitted by Judith White on Sun, 2006-10-29 17:11

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.3, N1/E3.9, N1/L1.3, MSS1/L1.3, MSS1/L2.2

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Guy Fawkes

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Warm-up

A topical starter activity for mixed ability groups (E2 – L2). Suitable for classes on or around bonfire night, Chinese New Year and New Year’s Eve. Covers time, problem solving and more.

Murder at the grange

Submitted by Brian Harris on Thu, 2006-04-13 17:12

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.3, MSS1/L2.2

Resource type: Warm-up, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

Use this puzzler to reinforce working with time. Makes a great warm-up or plenary activity.

Measure cards

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sat, 2004-02-07 14:02

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.5, MSS1/E2.6, MSS1/E2.7, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L2.2, MSS1/E3.4, MSS1/E3.8, MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.5, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.3, MSS1/L2.6

Resource type: Sort or match cards

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

4 sets of word cards, 2 sets of picture cards. Sort, match, order and group cards. Metric measures, imperial measures, units of time, measuring instruments, suitable units. Makes great starter or revision activities. Build active learning into your lessons. Ideal for visual and kinaesthetic learners.

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