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4th Grade Happenings

October 1, 2021


Where we focus on the Social-Emotional well-being of our staff, students, and families, High-Quality Instruction, and Collaboration to ensure learning for all of our Tomball ISD students.


Mission: Decker Prairie Elementary is dedicated to high levels of learning for all.

Vision: We will create an environment where everyone takes risks and collaborate respectfully through innovative learning.

Theme: The Power of Yet

Upcoming Dates

Friday, October 8 - Early release day (conferences, information forthcoming)

Monday, October 11 - Student Holiday / Teacher workday

Wednesday, October 29 - Picture Retakes

Early Dismissal

Friday, October 8 is an early dismissal day. Students will be dismissed at 12:40 pm.

Next Week's Objectives


I can apply addition and subtraction skills to my Unit 2 Assessment.

I can use my multiplication facts to create an array.

I can create an array to identify my multiplication facts.

I can multiply by 10 and 100.

I can multiply 2, 3, and 4 digit numbers by a one digit number.


I can compare and contrast a variety of mixtures, including solutions.

I can describe and identify forms of mechanical energy.

I can describe how everyday objects produce or use mechanical energy.


Readers identify turning points in the story by noticing the characters’ struggles and challenges.

Readers learn about the characters based on how they respond to the challenges.

Readers think about what the character has experienced and how they have changed in order to infer the theme.


Writers use capitalization and punctuation to help their reader read their writing.

Writers respond to questions fully by restating the question and explaining their thinking.

Social Studies:

I can explain the characteristics, success and failures of the Spanish missions in Texas.

I can think about and explain the location of and motivations for the Spanish missions.

September Prairie Pulse

Decker Prairie School Newsletter

Great Expectations

Each week, we focus on a life principle to help us learn how to be good citizens. Take some time each week to discuss these principles with your student.

GE Principles for the upcoming week:

Life Principle: friendship - caring for and trusting others

Quote of the Week: "The only way to have a friend is to be one." --Ralph Waldo Emmerson