HD1/E3.1

Extract information from lists, tables, diagrams, bar and tally charts.
(a) Understand that the title, labels and key provide information
(b) Use a scale to extract numerical values
(c) Know what is meant by a tally
(d) Understand use of tally marks as counters and how they are represented in groups of five (five bar gate).

A Functional Maths project for Entry 2/3 students. It requires students to read and interpret information from a hair salon appointment book. To use add, subtract and multiply; calculate stock and cost of services. Students must use the given appointment book throughout the whole project as well as show their working out and check their answers. It is a good introduction to the Functional Skills requirements of using all the information given rather than treating each question as a separate entity.
Fully mapped to the Functional Maths criteria.

Level
E3
E2
Maths
AN MSS1/E3.3
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E2.2
HD1/E2.1
AN N1/E2.3
Functional Maths
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

A lovely hands-on measuring / weighing / extracting data activity (you will need a selection of letters and packets) for Entry 3.

Level
E3
Maths
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E3.5
MSS1/E3.6

Statistics investigation that involves extracting information from tables; tallies and general number practice based on past World Cup statistics and a Feb 2007 England and Australia match.

Level
E3
Maths
HD1/E3.3
HD1/E3.1
AN N1/E3.1
N1/E3.9
Context
Sport

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

A wonderful set of resources that introduces tallies, encourages group discussion of when and how to use them, provides practice with extracting information from and drawing your own tallies. Plus a set of vocationally slanted extension ideas for further practice.

Level
E3
Maths
HD1/E3.3
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.1
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Employment skills & Public services
Motor vehicles & Transport

Makes a good introduction to drawing and interpreting bar charts.

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1

Grids for Smartie bar charts and pictograms – to accompany Smartie investigation (below). Ideal for Entry 2-3 students that are not confident with a blank sheet of graph paper.

Level
E2
E3
Maths
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E3.1
HD1/E2.5
HD1/E3.4

Step by step guide to interpreting and creating pie charts.

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
HD1/L2.1
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2

A seasonal maths investigation that involves a trip to the supermarket, scaling a recipe, rounding, estimating and much more!

Level
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
MSS1/E3.1
MSS1/E3.2
AN N1/L1.7
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Great series of differentiated assignments (2 each at Entry 2, Entry 3 and Level 1) using the Royal Mail web site or leaflets (last posting dates, parcel prices) for the postage assignments, and an Argos (or similar) catalogue for the Christmas present assignment. Topics covered include reading tables, weighing, working with decimals and money, using calculators.

Updated in 2007 to reflect new postal rates but you wil need to get the lastest price list from the Royal Mail http://www.royalmail.com/

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E2.1
MSS1/E2.2
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
MSS1/L1.1
N2/E3.4
N2/L1.11
N2/L1.5
AN N2/E3.3
MSS1/L1.4