Functional Maths

Resources (covering a wide range of number, measure and data topics) particularly suitable for teaching and underpinning Functional Mathematics.

An international themed resource for World Maths day on March 1st 2011 or any other day of the year.
It is also ideal for, and fully mapped to, Functional Maths. Will prompt disucssion on many issues from the UK population through to literacy rates in Peru and the Coral Coast in Fiji!
Includes tips for covering Functional Maths process skills.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
General numeracy / maths
Functional Maths
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
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
Level 1
Entry Level 3
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
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
Maths
Functional Maths
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

A fantastic set of Functional Skills and literacy / numeracy activities, interspersed with word games and quizzes for lighter moments.
A great way to engage mixed ability groups of football fans! Topics include pie charts, bar charts, averages, goal differences, league table questions, nick names, ground capacity, interviews with Ancelotti and Ferguson (comprehension), buying a season ticket, directions to the match, pitch size, discussion, writing sentences and opinions and much more.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Entry Level 3
English
Functional Skills English
Maths
Data Handling
Functional Maths

A fabulous multi-level, multiple-skills project which clearly demonstrates how Functional English, Maths and ICT can be embedded into vocational teaching. Includes budgeting, forecasting, writing business plans, group discussion and much more. Ideal for (and fully mapped to) E3-L2 Functional English and Maths.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Entry Level 3
English
Functional Skills English
Maths
Functional Maths
ICT
Functional ICT
Context
Business & Money management

A wonderful selection of tasks suitable for E2-L1 Functional Maths and numeracy. Includes: extracting information from tables, money, fractions & percentages, averages, rounding, large numbers, time/dates and general problem solving. Fully mapped to Functional Maths (FM) with extra teaching ideas for FM process skills.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Maths
Functional Maths
General numeracy / maths
Context
Sport

A challenging set of exercises (in real life contexts) for L1-2 algebra. Also ideal for underpinning L2 Functional Maths.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
Functional Maths
AN N1/L1.11
AN N1/L2.4

A great set of topical questions covering whole numbers, rounding, ratios, fractions, percentages, volume, converting currency and data handling. There is a particular emphasis on working with large numbers. Provides useful revision at any time of year.
40 questions but these are not multiple choice. There is plenty of space for showing working-out and it is fully mapped to L1-2 Functional Maths.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
General numeracy / maths
Functional Maths
Context
Art Film Media Music TV

A set of tasks covering using plans / scale drawings, calculating area / volume, finding the best bargains and much more. Fully mapped to the L1 and L2 Functional Maths criteria.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
Functional Maths
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

A very clear, step by step worksheet that makes a great introduction to this important topic. It’s also ideal for underpinning Functional Maths.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Maths
Functional Maths
MSS1/E3.2
N1/E3.8
N1/L1.9