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4th Grade Happenings

December 3, 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

Thursday, December 16 - Winter Wonderland - wear school appropriate pajamas

Friday, December 17 - Holiday Parties & Early Release

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

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Next Week's Objectives


I can add/subtract mixed numbers.

I can add and subtract fractions greater than 1.

I can determine if two or more fractions are equivalent using fraction tiles.

I can use a pattern to create equivalent fractions.


I can identify the parts of the water cycle.

I can illustrate the water cycle.

I can read a weather map.


Readers recognize figurative language and how it creates imagery.

Readers understand that poets use language to achieve their purpose.

Readers infer the poem's mood by paying attention to the words the poet uses.


Writers use a comma and a coordinating conjunction to join two simple sentences into a compound sentence.

Social Studies:

Historians compare and contrast the defenders and invaders at the Battle of the Alamo.

December Prairie Pulse

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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: patience - ability to wait calmly

Quote of the Week: "Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting." — Joyce Meyer