HD1/E3.4

Organise and represent information in different ways so it makes sense to others.
(a) Know how to present data in tables, charts and diagrams
(b) Know how to use a simple scale to represent data in a bar chart or pictogram
(c) Understand the different elements in charts, e.g. the title, axis, scale, key
(d) Label diagrams and charts

A Functional Maths and numeracy task sheet written for a mixed group of entry level learners to collect, represent and analyse data on favourite biscuits. The topic is introduced with a news article about Britain’s favourite biscuits. Learners must create a tally chart/frequency table, a pictogram and a bar chart. Pre-drawn grids and squared paper is included.

Level
L1
E3
E2
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.3
HD1/E2.4
Functional Maths - handling information and data
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Car park survey pictogram creator is a clever Excel sheet for recording the different numbers of coloured cars in a car park.
Two versions are available – v1 has 1 picture representing 1 car, version 2 has one picture representing 5 cars.

Level
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.2
HD1/L1.1
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

Skittles pictogram creator is a very clever Excel sheet to accompany our ever popular Smarties data handling resource and it a great way of combining numeracy and IT skills(many tutors are now using Skittles as an alternative to Smarties because there is more variation in the numbers/colours of sweets per packet).

Level
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.2
HD1/L1.1

A very clever Excel sheet to accompany the ever-popular Smarties data handling resource and a great way of combining numeracy and IT skills.

Level
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.2
HD1/L1.1
ICT
Charts & graphs

Pictogram activities with clear overview and examples, followed by three tasks including food and car parks. Makes a great introduction to Entry 3 data handling.

Level
E3
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.2
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Motor vehicles & Transport

A wonderful set of resources that introduces tallies, encourages group discussion of when and how to use them, provides practice with extracting information from and drawing your own tallies. Plus a set of vocationally slanted extension ideas for further practice.

Level
E3
Maths
HD1/E3.3
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.1
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Employment skills & Public services
Motor vehicles & Transport

A differentiated whole group (E1 – L2) activity that’s ideal for the first class after the summer break.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
N1/E1.7
AN N1/L1.3
AN N1/E3.2
N2/L2.10
AN N1/L2.4
N1/E3.7
HD1/L1.3
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E2.5
MSS1/E3.4
HD1/E3.2
N1/E3.9
HD1/L2.2
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L1.4
N1/E2.6
AN N1/E2.2
N2/L1.11
N2/E3.4
MSS1/L2.6
MSS1/L1.5
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Grids for Smartie bar charts and pictograms – to accompany Smartie investigation (below). Ideal for Entry 2-3 students that are not confident with a blank sheet of graph paper.

Level
E2
E3
Maths
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E3.1
HD1/E2.5
HD1/E3.4

A seasonal maths investigation that involves a trip to the supermarket, scaling a recipe, rounding, estimating and much more!

Level
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
MSS1/E3.1
MSS1/E3.2
AN N1/L1.7
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Florence was not just a famous nurse, she was also a very good mathematician. Use this resource to introduce pie charts, promote class discussion and learn some history!

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
Context
Health, Social care, Early years
History