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Aimee Gibb Locker
9/30/18 7:32 PM
9/15/18 4:00 PM
4/23/19 8:15 AM

Classroom Wish List


Clorox Wipes

paper towels

baby wipes

whiteboard markers

hand soap


The AVID Binder


 AVID is a college readiness program that teaches students to be organized, and prepared for learning. We are an AVID classroom and will put these skills into practice daily. In order to be organized, I will need you to have the following materials ready for the year. Please have these items by September 7th:


  • Binder 2'' or larger
  • 5 pocket dividers
  • 5 clear protective sheets
  • Pencil Pouch
  • Pencils
  • Eraser
  • 1-2 highlighter(s) any color
  • 1-2 pen(s) any color
  • stylus
  • 2 spiral notebooks
  • Ear buds or headphones

Students will be evaluated on their organizational skills every semester.


Aimee Gibb

What are we learning in the 3rd/4th combo?

Month of Feb/March



  • English--Informational Writing---Paragraph structure/Thesis statements/grammar ( Both Grade levels)

                We are working on district level assessments, as well as Oakmont's, to close out our trimester. This includes:

                                  District Performance Tasks in Writing and Math

                                  CGI Benchmark ( Oakmont)

                                  Writing Benchmarks ( Oakmont)

                                  STAR test ( Oakmont)


        * Both grade-levels will be creating tech projects about figurative language ( idioms)

  • Math--Fractions. We are starting at the 3rd grade level on understanding the parts of a fraction and will be building up to  4th grade standards. We are studying equal shares, fractional equivalents, comparing fractions, ordering fractions, and 4th graders will be adding, subtracting, and multiplying them. 
  • Science--We are closing out studies on the Savanna and the Sahara deserts. We will be incorporating NGSS standards as well. 
  • History--4th grade will move into the Gold Rush/3rd grade will discuss present-day Native Americans and their impact on society.
  • Field Trips:
  • 3rd grade attended the field trip for the Native American Art Collection at Bridges
  • 4th grade will attend an ARTSTART presentation on February 28th.





Important Events/News


February 22nd: 3rd Grade Field Trip to Pomona College ( exact date to TBA, along with rotation time)

Recommended Reading Lists for Grades 3-5



If you want to use the traditional reading log, to help keep track of your minutes, here is a link:


The use of the reading log is optional.

Can my child have a classroom party?



We have decided, as a school, to have " non-food" item celebrations. This is due to allergies, and other health related issues, in our classrooms. Please contact the teacher if you need some ideas. Thank you for supporting us.


Mrs. Gibb