Common Measures

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.

Level
L2
Maths
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Common Measures

A wonderful dice game that will also improve money skills (addition and subtraction) and awareness of negative numbers.
Plus extension L2 statistics questions. Ideal for work skills students and fully mapped to L1 Functional Maths criteria.

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L2.3
Functional Maths
Common Measures
MSS1/E3.1
MSS1/L1.1
N1/L1.2
Context
Employment skills & Public services

A lovely topical set of questions covering whole numbers, rounding, ratios, fractions, volume and data handling. Makes a great end of term activity.

Level
L1
Maths
Data Handling
Common Measures
Number

A set of real life problems written for construction students but suitable for any L1-2 Functional Maths students. Covers area, perimeter, volume and scale drawings. coudl also be printed out as worksheets. Mapped to the FM criteria.
Linked to Elizabeth’s L1 and L2 FM Schemes of work (see below).

Level
L2
L1
Maths
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Common Measures
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Topical practice with L1-L2 number and measure skills (plus a few at E3) and would make a good starter or homework activity. Most questions are based on recent data from the Big Freeze of January 2010. Topics include converting temperatures, converting between metric and Imperial units, proportion, negative nos. and percentrages.
The topical and problem solving nature also makes this very suitable for underpinning L1 and L2 Functional Maths.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
Functional Maths
Common Measures
MSS1/L2.6
MSS1/E3.1
Add subtract multiply divide
N1/L2.1
AN N1/L2.4

Christmas Star template was designed to accompany Sarah Horsley’s How to Make a Christmas Star resource (below) and makes the folding and cutting process easier. Ideal when using Sarah’s resource in a family learning situation.

Level
L2
L1
E3
E2
E1
Maths
Common Measures
General numeracy / maths

A lovely seasonal problem solving task with extension questions (number, measures, money) based on the total number of gifts delivered over the 12 day period! Ideal for mixed ability groups (E2-L1).

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
Common Measures
Number

Practice E3 numeracy multiple choice test based on the online version available on the Move-On site http://www.move-on.org.uk/
Ideal for revision or assessment purposes.

Level
E3
Maths
Number
Data Handling
Common Measures

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

An excellent assessment paper (based on a college cafe) designed to be used in the Autumn Term. Covers all aspects of Level 2 Functional Maths and will be immensely useful for providers that are switching from adult numeracy to FM.

Level
L2
Maths
Data Handling
Functional Maths
General numeracy / maths
Common Measures
Context
Catering Food Nutrition