# N2/L1.12

Express one number as a fraction of another number (a) Understand that part of a group compared to the whole group can be written as a fraction (e.g. 4 out of 12 can be written 4/12)

## Functional Skills mobile phone investigation

Submitted by Neil Carver on Thu, 2013-02-07 10:42

#### Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

An activity using mobile phones. Students could also do a warm-up by measuring and weighing real phones (switched off)!

The lesson was designed for an E3 young learner class. The last section, using percentage changes, might suit stronger learners (L1 extension).

Editor’s note
Fully mapped to the Functional Maths criteria. Covers rounding whole nos. and decimals, money, percentages, fractions and area.

## Patterned curtain - fraction activity

Submitted by Angela Qarini on Tue, 2011-06-28 20:39

#### Level: L1

Lovely worksheet and drawing activity for teaching how to express one number as a fraction of another. Forms part of a set of 5 resources linked to an excellent L1-2 lesson plan (that also focuses on expressing one number as a fraction of another). Can also be used independently.

## Lesson plan - express one number as a fraction of another

Submitted by Angela Qarini on Tue, 2011-06-28 20:23

#### Level: L1, L2

An excellent, detailed lesson plan – focusing on expressing one number as a fraction of another but also touching on other fraction topics.The two hour plan includes a good mix of hands-on practical activities (such as sorting and matching) combined with teacher input, worksheets, discussion, etc.
The five resources used in the plan are all provided (please see the first five items under See also below): a ‘patterned curtain task’, a worksheet, a fraction wall for display on an IWB, and two sets of matching/sorting

## Time fraction cards

Submitted by Angela Qarini on Tue, 2011-06-28 18:10

#### Level: L1, L2

Challenging cards relating time to fractions and providing practice in expressing one number as a fraction of another. E.g. 12 minutes is 1/5 hour.
To be laminated, cut up and and sorted under “true” or “false”. Can be differentiated for Level 1 and Level 2.
Forms part of a set of 5 resources linked to an excellent L1-2 lesson plan (that focuses on expressing one number as a fraction of another).

## Kelly's Easter Egg Hunt

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Thu, 2011-03-10 17:58

#### Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

Easter themed L1 exam-style multiple choice fraction questions.
Very similar to, and adapted from, from Maria’s Valentine’s Party questions (see below).

## Maria's Valentine's Day Party

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Thu, 2011-03-10 17:36

#### Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A set of L1 multiple choice Valentine’s Day fraction questions.
There is also an Easter version with similar questions (see below).

## L1 Handling numbers revision

Submitted by Valerie Adams on Tue, 2010-06-29 22:12

#### Level: L1, L2

A useful set of revision questions covering place value, fractions, percentages, number patterns and more (also L2 prime nos, factors).

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