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4th Grade Happenings

November 5, 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

Monday, November 8 - Friday, November 12 - Book Fair

Tuesday, November 9 - Donuts with Grownups (last name A-M)

Thursday, November 11 - Donuts with Grownups (last name N-Z)

Thursday, November 11 - Family Night

Monday, November 22 - Friday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Holiday, no school

Friday, December 17 - Early Release

Monday, December 20 - Tuesday, January 4 - No School for students

Next Week's Objectives


I can interpret my remainder for division problem solving.

I can choose the correct operation and solve single step multiplication and division problems.


I can identify whether an object is a thermal conductor or insulator.

I can explain how light travels.

I can explain the physical properties of reflectors. (smooth, shiny, and light colored)

I can classify objects that produce light energy.


Readers identify the characteristics of myths.

Readers use the exaggerated traits in tall tales to understand character.

Readers use the exaggerated traits in tall tales to identify the important events.

Readers use the exaggerated traits in tall tales to identify the resolution.


Writers ensure their subjects and verbs agree with one another.

Social Studies:

Historians explain impact of the Battle of the Alamo on the Texas Revolution.

November 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: service - giving one's time and energies to help others

Quote of the Week: "You are what you do, not what you say you'll do." -- Carl G. Jung