Numeracy at Work – Math Series Preparing Indigenous learners for Apprenticeship and Employment – Book 2 – Carpentry – Working with Measurement Student’s Work Book

 Booklet 2

Numeracy at Work

Carpentry- Working with Measurement

Student’s Work Book

Measuring and estimating length and sizes of objects is a skill that can be used daily. This skill is of importance in the field of carpentry. The carpenter must also be an expert estimator because many clients want to have a general idea of the cost associated with their project before it begins. In this booklet you will develop the basic skills needed to start your career in carpentry!

Lessons included in this booklet are:

  • Metric and Imperial Measurements
    • Understanding Units of Measurement, 
    • Converting Units of Measurement, 
    • Converting Between Metric and Imperial Measurements
  • Measurement Tools, 
    • Identifying Carpentry Tools, 
    • Using Measurement Tools
  • Area and Volume
    • Area and Perimeter
    • Calculating Volume
  • 7 Activities and A Test

 

Numeracy at Work - Math Series

Preparing Indigenous learners for Apprenticeship and Employment

There are 5 booklets in the Numeracy at Work series. The booklets are designed for learners entering an apprenticeship program or preparing for the workforce.  Learners are encouraged to complete a booklet in a career they are interested in or they could try all the booklets to investigate what careers interest them.  Every booklet concentrates on math concepts and skills needed in a chosen career.

The OALCF are the guidelines used to establish math concepts and skills at Level 1 and Level 2, as some career paths are more advanced learning of math concepts.  

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