Are We There... Yet?

4th Grade Happenings

November 19, 2021

TOMBALL ISD -

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.


DECKER PRAIRIE -

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

Math:

I can decompose fractions.

I can add and subtract fractions.


Science:

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


Reading:

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.


Writing:

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