# 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.

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.

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

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).

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.

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.

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).

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.

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

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.