N2/L1.2

Find parts of whole number quantities or measurements (e.g. 2/3 or 3/4)
(a) Understand the relationship between unit fractions and division when finding parts
(b) Understand that there are different strategies for finding fractional parts

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

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N2/L1.12
N2/L1.2
N2/L2.3
N1/L1.6
N1/L2.2
N1/L1.1

Planning a barbecue is just in time for the end of the BBQ season and is a great way to introduce the idea of scaling down (or up). Some of your guests are unable to come. How can you adjust the food quantities to avoid wastage? Designed to facilitate discussion about ratios and fractions.
The problem solving nature also makes this very suitable for L1 Functional Maths.

Level
L1
Maths
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N2/L1.2
AN N1/L1.7
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Really useful onscreen practice in the same multiple-choice style as the national numeracy test.

To run, unzip the files (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on l1fracthotpot. Do not try to run directly from the zip folder or you will not see all the graphics and links.

Created with the excellent freeware program Hot Potatoes http://hotpot.uvic.ca/

Level
L1
Maths
N2/L1.1
N2/L1.2

A 16 piece triangular jigsaw puzzle for learners to match up questions on fractions of money, measures (and pizza!) to the correct answers. Use for revision or as a warm-up activity.

All Tarsia jigsaws can also be printed out as flashcards / dominoes.
See our Good Software – Tarsia Formulator entry for more information about this excellent free educational tool from Hermitech.

Level
L1
Maths
Fractions
N2/L1.2

A set of very useful resources: detailed differentiated lesson plan (L1-2) lesson plan and two PPTs (one teacher version with answers, one student version) covering many aspects of L1-2 fractions. Generic examples and practice followed by practical applications and problems for students to work on in pairs or small groups. Examples include food/catering (a Greek party, sandwiches, etc.), production lines and time sheets.

Level
L2
L1
Maths
N2/L2.4
N2/L2.3
N2/L2.1
N2/L1.2
N2/L1.1
Context
Employment skills & Public services
Catering Food Nutrition

A short but very clever worksheet that relates these three topics and really helps learners see the connection between decimals and fractions.

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
AN N2/E3.3
Adult Numeracy N2/L1.3
Adult Numeracy N2/L2.2
N2/E3.1
N2/L1.2

Good worksheet with useful help on turning a percentage into a fraction to help solve real life problems.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
Adult Numeracy N2/L1.3
Adult Numeracy N2/L2.2
N2/L1.2
N2/L1.9
N2/L2.8

Very clear help sheet that explains how to find fractions of amounts (followed by some questions).

Level
L1
Maths
N2/L1.2

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