Ft. Rucker PS

Community Strategic Plan (CSP) - Volume I - School Years 2013/14 - 2017/18
Community Strategic Plan (CSP)
Volume I - School Years 2013/14 - 2017/18
DoDEA GradeSpeed - Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students
DoDEA GradeSpeed
Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students

First Grade Pod 1


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August 12, 2013 Newsletter



This week we are reading the stories "The Dot" and "A Great Artist and His Dots."  Please practice our word wall words and spelling words at home with your child.  

  • Word Wall Words:  colors, draw, drew, great, over, show, sign
  • Spelling Words:  eat, sea, each, team, please, dream, treat, beach, clean, lean, colors, sign


Next week we will be reading the stories "Mister Bones Dinosaur Hunter" and "What's in a Museum?"  Please practice our word wall words and spelling words at home with your child.  

  • Word Wall Words:  found, mouth, once, took, wild
  • Spelling Words:  boat, road, snow, row, yellow, loaf, coat, soap, blow, pillow, once, wild  
World Fair

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt for Kids
Homework Help on Ancient Egypt for middle school. Good source for photos.
Ancient Egypt Homework Help
Easy to read information on Ancient Egypt and Ancient Egyptians to help kids do their homework.<br />
Ancient Egypt Kid Connection
Enjoy learning about ancient Egyptian life and culture from pyramids to mummies, hieroglyphs to pharaohs.
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
Games, activities, Powerpoints from Mr. Donn's Social Studies Site
National Geographic: Explore the Pyramids
Explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt through diagrams, photos, and facts; plus get related links, kids content, news stories, and more.
Neferchichi's Tomb
Mummies, hieroglyphics, Egyptian fonts, clip art and more.
NOVA Online presents Pyramids
The Inside Story. Tour the Great Pyramid in QuickTime VR, follow the current excavation, learn about how the pyramids were constructed and who constructed them.<br />


Germany Atlas: Maps and Online Resources
Map and information from FactMonster.com
The German Way & More
Germany, Travel, Life, Customs, and Culture<br />
Welcome to Destination Germany
Germany tourism website
Welcome to Germany.info
German information source published by the German embassy in Washington D.C.


Adventure in Kenya
Information about Kenya's national parks
BwanaZulia Travel Guide
Travel experiences, photos, learn Swahili, general background information, etc.
Kenya National Anthem
Audio (MIDI) file - no voices
National Museums of Kenya
Website of the multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya's past and present cultural and natural heritage.


Children's Haiku Garden
Haiku poetry written by children in Japanese and English.. <br />
Japan National Tourism Organization
A good source for photos of modern Japan. You'll also find maps, events, attractions and much more.
Japanese Children's Songs
Songs and nursery rhymes from Japan presented both in English and their native languages. Many include sound clips and sheet music.
JP NET Kimono Hypertext
Information about Kimonos from the Japanese Language and Culture Network (JP Net).
Kids Web Japan
Useful information and fun activities about Japan.
First Grade Pages

Our mission is to build a strong foundation for lifelong learning by nurturing, guiding, and challenging all of our students to achieve their maximum potential.


Our goal is to prepare students intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically to be responsible citizens in an ever-changing world.

Math Goal

All students will improve their abilities to solve problems.

Litaracy Goal

All students will improve reading comprehension.