Ask your child what kind of things does a park ranger do? Try to get him or her to name a few specific tasks. Then ask if he or she would like to be a park ranger some day?
In math we are investigating plane shapes and solid figures. As much as possible we are doing this so that the children can be involved with direct, tactile, and visual exploration of the geometric shapes. Have your child name some three dimensional shapes in your home environment. For example, a cereal box is a rectangular prism and a paper towel roll is a cylinder. See what other solid figures you can find at home.
We learned about the two sounds the letter C makes with the Ctrain. We found out that when C is followed by the letters E,I,Y it makes the /s/ sound, otherwise it says /k/. We made our own Ctrains and they are hanging up in the classroom.
Students should be working on their simple machine project for homework. Please see the Simple Machine Project page. You can also visit my Pinterest Board http://www.pinterest.com/rendeez/simple-machine-projects/ to see some sample projects. Please contact me if you need assistance.