# N2/L1.12

Express one number as a fraction of another number
(a) Understand that part of a group compared to the whole group can be written as a fraction (e.g. 4 out of 12 can be written 4/12)

## Functional Skills mobile phone investigation

An activity using mobile phones. Students could also do a warm-up by measuring and weighing real phones (switched off)!

The lesson was designed for an E3 young learner class. The last section, using percentage changes, might suit stronger learners (L1 extension).

Editor’s note
Fully mapped to the Functional Maths criteria. Covers rounding whole nos. and decimals, money, percentages, fractions and area.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Maths
AN N2/L1.7
N2/L1.12
AN N2/L1.5 Calculate with decimals up to 2dp
N1/L1.8
MSS1/L1.9
N2/L1.2
N1/E3.7
N2/L1.10
Functional Maths
Context
Electrical, Electronics & Technology

## Patterned curtain - fraction activity

Lovely worksheet and drawing activity for teaching how to express one number as a fraction of another. Forms part of a set of 5 resources linked to an excellent L1-2 lesson plan (that also focuses on expressing one number as a fraction of another). Can also be used independently.

Level
Level 1
Maths
N2/L1.12

## Lesson plan - express one number as a fraction of another

An excellent, detailed lesson plan – focusing on expressing one number as a fraction of another but also touching on other fraction topics.The two hour plan includes a good mix of hands-on practical activities (such as sorting and matching) combined with teacher input, worksheets, discussion, etc.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
N2/L2.3
N2/L2.1
N2/L1.12
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system

## Time fraction cards

Challenging cards relating time to fractions and providing practice in expressing one number as a fraction of another. E.g. 12 minutes is 1/5 hour.
To be laminated, cut up and and sorted under “true” or “false”. Can be differentiated for Level 1 and Level 2.
Forms part of a set of 5 resources linked to an excellent L1-2 lesson plan (that focuses on expressing one number as a fraction of another).

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
N2/L2.3
N2/L1.12

## Kelly's Easter Egg Hunt

Easter themed L1 exam-style multiple choice fraction questions.
Very similar to, and adapted from, from Maria’s Valentine’s Party questions (see below).

Level
Level 1
Maths
N2/L1.12
N2/L1.2
Context
Leisure, Hobbies, Travel & Tourism
Health, Social care, Early years

## Maria's Valentine's Day Party

A set of L1 multiple choice Valentine’s Day fraction questions.
There is also an Easter version with similar questions (see below).

Level
Level 1
Maths
N2/L1.12
N2/L1.2
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service

## L1 Handling numbers revision

A useful set of revision questions covering place value, fractions, percentages, number patterns and more (also L2 prime nos, factors).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
N2/L1.12
N2/L1.2
N2/L2.3
N1/L1.6
N1/L2.2
AN N1/L1.1 Place value to millions. < and > symbols