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4th Grade Happenings

October 8, 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 multiply by 10 and 100.

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

I can multiply a 2 digit number by a 2 digit number.


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

I can explore forces such as gravity, magnetism, and friciton.


Readers understand that the structure of drama is directly influenced by its purpose.

Readers pay careful attention to the parts of a script when reading drama to think deeply about the drama.


Writers view their writing through the lens of their reader to ensure they have included the needed details.

Social Studies:

Historians identify and explain the 3 G's; the motivations for Spanish exploration of Texas.

October 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: empathy - capacity for participating in another's feelings or ideas.

Quote of the Week: "The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy." -- Mehmet Oz