Mobile phone

Answers to Gordon Noblett’s phone packages resource: http://www.skillsworkshop.org/resources/mobile-phone-packages (or see below under See also).

Level
L1
Maths
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system

Addition and subtraction problem solving – ideal for, and fully mapped to, Entry 2 Functional Maths. Includes ideas for covering process skills.

Level
E2
Maths
HD1/E2.1
N1/E2.7
N1/E2.4
AN N1/E2.3
Functional Maths

This task is aimed at E1-E2 learners but can be adapted to include other levels.
The resource is great to use with learners as a mobile phone is something of interest to them whilst they also complete lots of maths activities. It has numbers to 10 in digits and words, writing a cheque, extracting information, addition, different ways to make 10p, and prices.

Level
E2
E1
English
General literacy / English
Maths
General numeracy / maths
Functional Maths
Context
Independent living
Electrical, Electronics & Technology

A City & Guilds Style practice paper – 18 questions, many with a mobile phone theme. Covers money, measures, shape & space, bar charts, estimating and rounding, tallies, fractions, multiplication, division and more. Great for homework, revision or assessment.

Level
E3
Maths
Data Handling
Measures shape and space
Number

Practice with multiplying decimals / money – cunningly disguised as an everyday problem! Great for all level 1 students – especially teenagers. It also involves compiling results into a table.

Level
L1
Maths
HD1/L1.2
N2/L1.5
MSS1/L1.1
Functional Maths
Context
Independent living
Electrical, Electronics & Technology