# Adult Numeracy, Functional Maths, and GCSE Resources

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## Practice L1 Ratio and Proportion questions.

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2004-03-24 17:25

#### Level: L1

Practice L1 Ratio and Proportion questions. 12 illustrated multiple choice questions. With notes for those that are teaching Functional Maths.
First uploaded March 2004. Updated 10/09/2009.

## Smarties investigation (the original!)

Submitted by Di Mellor on Wed, 2004-02-18 01:00

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

One of our most endearing and popular resources. This excellent investigation for mixed ability groups has inspired many other Skillsworkshop contributors to create related Smartie resources (see below for just a small selection). Covers almost all data handling curriculum elements from Entry 1 to Level 1 along with other elements from N1 (whole numbers) and Measure. Topics covered include counting, estimating, addition, sorting, tallies, bar charts, mean, range and more.

## Measure cards

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

#### 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.

## Christmas parcels, cards and presents

Submitted by Di Mellor on Thu, 2003-12-11 01:00

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

Great series of differentiated assignments (2 each at Entry 2, Entry 3 and Level 1) using the Royal Mail web site or leaflets (last posting dates, parcel prices) for the postage assignments, and an Argos (or similar) catalogue for the Christmas present assignment. Topics covered include reading tables, weighing, working with decimals and money, using calculators.

Updated in 2007 to reflect new postal rates but you wil need to get the lastest price list from the Royal Mail http://www.royalmail.com/

## Restaurant Bills

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Sat, 2003-05-24 00:00

#### Resource type: Warm-up

A lively warm-up that covers mental and paper-based money skills from Entry 2 to Level 2. All you need are copies of local food menus (or make up your own on the blank provided).

## Make your own Battleships game

Submitted by Stephanie Bradshaw on Thu, 2003-05-01 14:02

#### Level: E2, E3, L1

Hands-on, kinaesthetic resource ideal for mixed ability groups. Covers estimating, measuring and comparing lengths; perimeter; and area.

## Place value homework v1

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sat, 2003-02-01 01:00

#### Level: L1, L2

Covers all aspects of L1-2 whole number place value – comparing, ascending / descending order, writing numbers as words, greater than / less than symbols, etc.

## L1 and L2, Whole numbers - assessment paper.

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2002-12-20 14:02

#### Level: L1, L2

Half term assessment paper. Covers all L1-2 N1 (Whole number) elements except ratio and proportion. Please also download the separate answer sheet (see below).

## 1 2 3 Warm up activities

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Mon, 2002-07-08 00:00

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

Covers mental maths with the four operations and can be extended to cover odd, even & square numbers; multiples; etc. Nothing else needed!

## Multi-purpose card based resources for Entry literacy & numeracy

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2001-10-31 17:18

#### Resource type: Flash cards, Game, Sort or match cards, Warm-up

One of our most popular resources has now been given a facelift. Includes ‘Follow Me’ warm-up activity cards on ordering days, months and seasons – for group numeracy sessions (EL1-EL3), also suitable for Literacy (Reading levels E1-E3). Small cards for matching months/days to abbreviations or order. Larger cards for playing matching / sorting games /alphabetical ordering and spelling. Useful key word reference sheets connected to time and numbers. Cheque writing help. Match upper and lower case key words. With dozens of teaching ideas.

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