CHAPTER 4
PLANNING YOUR TIME
INTRODUCTION
Many people use a diary, an electronic daytimer or a calendar to keep
track of all the things they have to do. They often plan their days
and their weeks to be sure they have enough time for everything they
want to do and as a reminder to get everything done. The Internet provides
calendars for people to use on their computers or to print.
THE TASK
You will plan your activities for one week using a calendar. On the
calendar you are to show how you use your time after school and on the
weekend.
During the weekdays you must plan for:
130 minutes for homework
25 minutes for chores
180 minutes for other activities (your choice, such as watching TV,
playing with friends, reading etc.).
On the weekend, you must plan for:
85 minutes of homework
90 minutes for chores
180 minutes for exercise.
You may also schedule other events in which you will participate.
THE PROCESS

Find one way to create your schedule for each of the activities
(homework, chores, and other activities). Check to make sure that
the totals are correct.

Add any other events or activities that you take part in. Be sure
to keep track of the total number of minutes for the week. If the
numbers are large, you may use a calculator to find your total.

Go to one of the following websites and choose a calendar to create
you schedule.
Free
Printable Calendar Templates
The
10 000Year Calendar
You may also use our oneweek calendar and enter your own dates.

Enter your schedule onto the calendar. Be sure to type the activity
and the number of minutes for each day (e.g. homework 15 min.).
Check again that your minutes add up to the required time.
RESOURCES
Websites:
Free
Printable Calendar Templates
The
10 000Year Calendar
Other Files:
Oneweek
calendar
ASSESSMENT

Level
1 
Level
2 
Level
3 
Level
4 
Problem Solving and Understanding

•
I needed help to understand the problem. 
•
I understood parts of the problem. 
• I understood the problem. 
• I fully understood the
problem. 
Make a Plan 
• I did not use a strategy
and was not able to solve the whole problem. 
• I tried some strategies
and solved most of the problem. 
• I used an appropriate
strategy to solve it. 
• I used the best strategy
to solve it. 
Procedures: Adding and Subtracting 
• I made many errors in
addition and subtraction. 
• I made several errors
in estimating, addition and subtraction. 
• I made only a few errors
in estimating, addition and subtraction. 
• I made almost no errors
in estimating, addition and subtraction. 