|  Login
Search our library catalog!
Click below to search for books by title, author, or subject.
You can also search for AR reading levels.
Try Destiny QUEST for a whole new searching experience.

          "Miss" Jodi Jarvis, Media Specialist          "Miss" Patti Hendley, Media & Data Clerk

Welcome To Your TCE Media Center!

Mrs. Jodi is the Media Specialist for Twin City Elementary School. She earned a B.S.Ed in Early Childhood Education from Georgia College & State University, and a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from Georgia College & State University. She also earned her Ed.S. in Administration & Supervision from Columbus State University in 2003.  She is married to Jim Jarvis and they have four children in their blended family, Jackie and Angel Jarvis, and Sarah Beth and Wallee Kersey.  She is a member of First Baptist Church in Swainsboro.  "Miss" Jodi loves to read children's books and one of her favorite stories is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.

Mrs. Patti is the Media Clerk and Data Clerk for Twin City Elementary School.  She is married to Wesley Hendley and they have two children, Josh and Ann Marie.  She is a Boy Scout Leader, and a member of Twin City United Methodist Church, where she sings in the choir.  She loves kayaking with her husband and Mill Pond Kayak. She loves to read, and some of her favorites are The Spiderwick Chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi.

We invite each of you to visit our fun and exciting library and see what our children are learning each day!  Our door is always open!

Book Fair Time

\  

February 26th ~ March 4

Look at some of the cool books we will have for sale.

http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/books/book-trailers

Newsletter
Monthly Lessons In Our Media Center

Media Center Orientation

Students will learn where to find books in the Media Center, how to care for their books, and the procedures for checking out and returning their books.

OPACS

Students will learn more about the Dewey Decimal System and how to look up books in the Online Card Catalog. Students will also be given a demonstration in Fiction vs. non-fiction.

Elements of Literature in Fiction

Students will be introduced to the main elements of literature-- character, setting, plot, and point of view.  Students will listen to a story and determine the story elements as a class.  Afterward students will imagine elements for their own story and will begin a first draft, which will be completed in their classroom.

Parts of a Book

Students will learn the different parts of a book: Title Page, Table of contents, Glossary, and Index.

Reference Skills

Students will be introduced to various types of reference books: Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Almanac, and Thesaurus

Internet Skills

Students will explore the various tools on the Internet and learn how to do Internet searches to find information.

Biography/
Autobiography

Students will discover and explore a variety of biographies and learn the difference between biographies and autobiographies.

Research Skills

Students will learn the basics of doing research - choosing a topic, taking notes, citations, plagerism, etc.
Fun Videos