Are We There... Yet?

4th Grade Happenings

November 19, 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 22 - Friday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Holiday, no school

Monday, November 29 - Yearbook Cover Contest Deadline

Friday, December 17 - Early Release

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

Next Week's Objectives


I can decompose fractions.

I can add and subtract fractions.


I can identify and classify Earth's renewable and nonrenewable resources, and explain the importance of conservation.


Readers read and reread poetry in order to notice the poems' characteristics.

Readers recognize sound devices in poetry.

Readers recognize figurative language and how it creates imagery.


Writers understand the meaning and purpose of a coordinating conjunction.

Social Studies:

Historians compare and contrast the Mexican and Texian armies during 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: fortitude - strength of mind that enables a person to encounter danger or bear pain or adversity with courage

Quote of the Week: "Fortitude gives us the courage and strength to be brave in moments of fear." --John Galsworthy