# FM L1.8 Read, write, order & compare common fractions & mixed numbers

L1.8 Read, write, order and compare common fractions and mixed numbers

*Subject content [reformed] functional skills: Mathematics* (DfE, Feb 2018):

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/functional-skills-subject-content-mathematics

A PowerPoint set of L1-L2 reading, maths and writing tasks. All are based on information a recent UK.gov Home Office fact sheet about Prevent and Channel*. The fact sheet can be found online or downloaded from this page. Main Functional Maths coverage is reading and comparing whole numbers and percentages, and percentage-fraction equivalents. Some questions involve calculating percentages or checking the figures that are quoted in the text (Level 2).

FDP Happy Families card game is a great way to reinforce and assess learners’ knowledge of fraction-decimal-percentage equivalents.

With detailed instructions and ideas for alternative games.

**Editor's note.** Now fully updated to reflect the new 2018 Functional Skills content that comes into effect September 2019.

A practical investigation that can be enjoyed in mixed level classes. There's something for all learners from Entry Level 1 to Level 2.

**Editor's note.** One of my favourite resources that somehow got lost when the site was redeveloped in 2011. Now fully updated to reflect the new 2018 Functional Skills content that come into effect September 2019. Pages 7-8 show detailed FS mapping to content descriptors and problem solving skills.