Leisure Travel Tourism

An international themed resource for World Maths day on March 1st 2011 or any other day. I based it around the C&G E3 Numeracy exams but it is also ideal for, and fully mapped to, Functional Maths.
Will also prompt disucssion on many issues from the cost of air travel through to literacy rates in Peru and traffic in the Panama Canal!
Includes tips for covering Functional Maths process skills.

Level
L1
E3
Maths
General numeracy / maths
Functional Maths
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

A fabulous set of Functional Skills maths tasks and a great way to engage mixed ability groups. Covers many aspects of E2-L1 Functional Maths including all three process skills (representing, analysing and interpreting).
Topics include extracting information, simple formulae in words (Buy one, get one free, etc), money, division and general problem solving. Includes fireworks and food information booklet, task sheets, Functional Skills mapping, mark/answer sheet, and teaching ideas.

Level
L1
E3
E2
Maths
Functional Maths
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

A comprehension activity based on a 2009 BBC news report. 10 multiple choice vocabulary questions, comprehension questions and a writing task.

Level
L1
English
Reading: text focus (comprehension)
Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)
Writing: text focus (composition)
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

A set of two detailed lesson plans and sample differentiated active learning plans written for construction students but suitable for any L1-2 FM students. Mapped to the FM criteria.

Level
L2
L1
Maths
MSS1/L1.1
Functional Maths
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Measures portfolio / workbook is a semi-structured set of investigations that would be ideal as an end of topic (common measures) informal assessment for L1-2 students. Covers length, weight, capacity, money, time, area and shapes.
The investigative approach also makes this ideal for underpinning L1 and L2 Functional Maths

Level
L1
L2
Maths
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Common Measures
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism
Retail Hospitality Customer service

A substantial 3 page text about capital city’s landmarks and tourist attractions. Ideal for students living in or visiting London. Followed by 6 pages of activities including questions, true/false, wordsearch, dictionary and alphabetical order work.

Level
E3
L1
English
Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
Rt/E3.1
Rt/L1.1
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.8
Rt/L1.5
Rw/E3.4
AL Recognise and understand a range of words
Rw/E3.3
Writing: text focus (composition)
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Great practice in converting money. Two differentiated worksheets – one suggests using an on-line currency converter, the other is more challenging and provides additional practice with multiplying decimals. Plus extension ideas.

Level
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.1
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Leisure Travel Tourism

Le Bistro Numeracy provides great practice in converting money (Euros and Pounds) and working with money and percentages. With step by step examples / answer sheet.

Level
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.1
N2/L2.6
N2/L2.8
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Leisure Travel Tourism

A web research project that covers money and general reading / research / writing skills. You must plan a trip for 15 pre-school children.

Level
E3
L1
English
General literacy / English
Maths
MSS1/E3.1
ICT
Entry 3 ICT
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Health, Social care, Early years
Leisure Travel Tourism

Village Fair – calculator calculations is a great way to practise money based problem solving on a calculator. It is followed by a fun set (30+ problems) of ‘calculator words’ where you must complete the given calculation and then turn your calculator upside down!

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
N2/L1.11
Calculators
N2/E3.4
N1/E2.8
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism
Voluntary & Charity