Adult Numeracy, Functional Maths, and GCSE Resources

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Plastic bag charge E3-L2 Functional Maths

Submitted by Geraldine Cruse on Mon, 2015-10-12 14:37

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Very topical and challenging set of tasks based on a news report about the new 5p charge for plastic carrier bags introduced in England on October 5 2015.

Questions range from Entry 3 to high Level 2 and cover dates, large numbers, bar charts, averages, interpreting data in tables, mean average and percentages. It also challenges learners’ reading and English comprehension skills. Bar chart question requires graph paper or Excel.

Ratio and Ratio Sharing

Submitted by John Mensah on Sun, 2015-10-11 18:41

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3

Resource type: Handout or guide

Level: L1, L2

Useful help sheet / handout with worked examples and answers.

Numeracy: Data Handling, Functional Maths - data handling

Resource type: Assessment material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

24 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers tables, (dual) bar charts, line graphs, pie charts, misleading charts, presenting data, tallies.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Resource type: Assessment material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

20 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers mean, mode, median and range.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

Numeracy: Common Measures, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money

Resource type: Assessment material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

21 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers reading scales, time, money (profit and loss), area, negative numbers,
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
Most questions are Level 2 but a few are lower.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L2.4

Resource type: Assessment material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

12 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

World Cup ages: mean median mode and range

Submitted by Hamid Hamitoglu on Tue, 2015-08-25 12:56

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Context: Sport

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation, Worksheet or assignment

A useful introductory PPT and accompanying team data sheets for covering L1-2 statistics.

Editor’s note (added October 14, 2015)
An answer sheet is now available here:
http://www.skillsworkshop.org/resources/world-cup-ages-averages-answer-s…

Election Special 2015 !

Submitted by Kath Blanchard on Fri, 2015-05-08 23:02

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Worksheet or assignment

PPT with title slide and 3 slides and a set of suggested questions to go with it.
A further worksheet showing the number of seats for the parties for the last and new parliament with tasks for E3 to L2 learners.

Editor’s note
A great resource for prompting general discussion about elections, statistics, etc.

Nepal earthquake Functional Maths

Submitted by Geraldine Cruse on Wed, 2015-05-06 09:18

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number

Context: News, Politics &Government items, Voluntary & Charity

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment

A topical and challenging series of differentiated questions for upper E3 to Level 2.

Comic Relief maths E3 & L1

Submitted by Nicola Smith on Wed, 2015-03-11 21:56

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Two great resources for Red Nose Day, differentiated for L1 and E3.
Each covers many aspects of Functional Maths. Topics include money, ratio, proportion, fractions, extracting from tables, mean and range, calendars and much more.

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