MSS1/L2.5

MSS1/L2.5 Calculate with units of measure within the same system
(a) know the relationship between metric units
(b) know the relationship between common imperial units, where appropriate

A revision of L1 numeracy skills all themed around England. Written for St George’s Day but can be used any time of year. Great for equality and diversity. Question themes include: population of UK districts, languages spoken in London, major religions, planning a St George’s Day street party. Topics covered include calculating and converting measures, working with large numbers, representing data, ratios, fractions, percentages and substitution.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.6
MSS1/L2.5
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L1.6
N2/L2.10
N2/L1.11
HD1/L1.2
AN N1/L2.4
N1/L1.10
N1/L1.1
AN N1/L2.3
AN N1/L1.7
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Functional Maths - handling information and data

A very useful practice sheet for metric conversions. Also useful for underpinning Functional Maths.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5

A great way to practice L2 measure and volume skills in a practical problem solving scenario. Ideal (and fully mapped to) L2 Functional Maths.

Level
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.5
MSS1/L2.3
MSS1/L2.9
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Context
Electrical, Electronics & Technology
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Useful information about converting between metric measures of length followed by a gap fill exercise.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5

Interesting background information on the history of metric unit followed by real-life problems to solve.

Level
L2
L1
Maths
MSS1/L2.5
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L1.6
Context
History

A useful (and interesting) visual handout that covers metric prefixes from milli to kilo. It also includes useful tips for remembers what they mean.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5

Fabulous statistics investigation that involves extracting information from tables; reading, comparing and calculating with measures; and much discussion about healthy (unhealthy?) eating!
If you like Saul’s resources he has a book: ‘58 quick activities that don’t need a photocopier’.

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
HD1/L2.1
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.6
MSS1/L2.3
MSS1/L2.5
AN N1/L1.3
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Health, Social care, Early years

Capacity Lotto great game for practising converting measures at Levels 1 and 2. With detailed teaching notes.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N2/L1.2
N1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5

A great game for practising converting measures at Levels 1 and 2.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5
N2/L1.2

Illustrated handouts on metric measures with conversion factors and everyday examples of weight, capacity and length. Margaret suggests that it makes a good warm up for Dave Walkden’s Christmas Pudding Activity (see below).

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L1.5
MSS1/E3.8
MSS1/E3.4
MSS1/E3.5
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/E3.7
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.5