**Monday**

**Read:** Begin a gratitude journal. Each day begin by writing down 1 or 2

things you are grateful for.

**Count:** At Books Unlimited, 3 paperback books cost $18. What would 7

books cost? How many books could be purchased with $54?

**Move:** Take on the Sock Challenge. All you need is a pair of socks (in a

ball). Use your palm like to bounce the socks. See how many times

you can keep this going in the air! Make a target # and try and beat

it!

**Tuesday**

**Read:** I’m thinking of an eight-letter word. Find 3 eight letter words that

you’ve never heard of and define them. Challenge yourself to use

each of these words in a sentence this week!

**Count:** Using toothpicks and playdough/marshmallows or modelling clay,

make a prism that has perpendicular faces and a prism that does

not have perpendicular faces. Use a tool to show that your figures

work. Is one of your prisms a right prism?

**Move:** Attempt to complete all tasks with your non-dominant hand today,

from writing to brushing your teeth. Work on your growth mindset

and your ability to be ambidextrous.

**Wednesday**

**Read:** Engage in a: Role. Audience. Format. Topic activity!

First you need to decide on the role [R} you will take as a writer.

Who or what is the author? You could write being you, but you

could also choose to write from the perspective of the mayor, an

artist, a journalist, or a thing like a tree, or a pencil.

Example: A kindergarten student. Next, decide who you are writing

for. Who will be the audience [A}?

Example: Grade 8 students

**Count:** What is the largest possible area (in cm²) for a rectangle with a

perimeter of 120 cm?

**Move:** Create a mini aerobic circuit and completing repetitions of 2 sets

of 8.

For example: 2 x 8 Jumping Jacks, 2 x 8 Lunges, 2 x 8 High

Marches, 2 x 8 Invisible Jump Rope

**Thursday**

**Read:** Continue with R.A.F.T. Time to think of a format [F]. Is this going

to be a story about a topic? Maybe a video? How about a voice

recording of an interview?

Example: A voice recording. Now you get to get to put all your

planning together and begin to write about a topic[T] of your

choice!

Example: What a kindergarten student thinks Grade 7 and 8

students do all day at school.

**Count:** If the mean, median, and mode are all equal for the following set,

what is the value of x?

{3,4,5,8,x}

**Move:** Set up an indoor (or outdoor yard) obstacle course with 10

different obstacles (using safe household objects) – You are a

human Rube Goldberg machine! Complete the course that you

made and time yourself. Try it again – did you improve your time?

**Friday**

**Read:** What is the best book you have ever read? Give a review that will

make others want to read it.

**Count:** Four Fours Game. Use exactly four 4’s to form every number from

0 to 50, using only the operators +, -, x, /, () (brackets), . (decimal

point), x2 (square), square root.

Example: 0 = 44-44, 1 = 44 /44, 2 = 4/4 + 4/4

**Move:** STEP IT UP – complete 1,000 step ups today. They can be on stairs,

benches, chairs – inside or outside. Outside “stairs” are worth 2

steps each. Be creative!

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