4th & 5th Grade Media Center
Welcome to the 4th & 5th Grade Media Center where our goal is to inspire the love of reading!!!
Winter Break Reader Wall of Fame
This winter break, the media center wants to you read! Any student who takes an AR test on Wednesday, January 7 (the first day back from winter break), and scores 80% or higher will join the Winter Break Wall of Fame!!! Students who make it to the Winter Break Reader Wall of Fame, will get their name up on the wall, and will receive a small prize!! Happy Reading! We are looking forward to seeing how many students join the Winter Break Reader Wall of Fame!!!
The deadline to make AR goals is quickly approaching! Friday, December 19 is the last day to earn points towards the 2nd nine weeks goal! Keep on reading, and remember, your comprehension for the 2nd nine weeks has to be 80% or higher and have the required points by the end of the day on December 19 in order achieve your goal!
As of December 12, the 4th & 5th Grade students have earned 27,650 points towards our goal of 37,500! Keep on reading!
AR Book Find
If you visit your local library or bookstore and want to know if a book is AR or what level it is, you can visit this website to get the information you need!
AR Bookfind: www.arbookfind.com Please note: not all books and quizzes listed on this site are available at our media center for testing.
AR Home Connect
Just as last year, you can be able to check your child's AR information from home! !
The link to this site is: http://www.tvcs-ar.org/RenaissanceServer/HomeConnect/Login.aspx
You will use your child's log-in information for this site.
Parent PI Books
Good news! We have added some new parenting books to our collection this school year! The Elementary Media Centers offer the following books that you may read and take AR tests on for Informational hours. I recommend you read them earlier in the year as they can be hard to find the closer we get to May! The new titles are listed first!1-2-3 Magic (Spanish edition) by Thomas W. Phelan
1-2-3 Magic (Spanish edition) by Thomas W. Phelan ***NEW***
How We Love Our Kids by Milan Yerkovich ***NEW***
The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson ***NEW***
How to Talk so Kids Will Learn by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish ***NEW***
How to Parent so Children Will Learn by Sylvia Rimm ***NEW***
Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
No Regrets Parenting by Harley Rothbart
Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber
The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman
1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan
Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline
The Way They Learn by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias
Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Parenting Without Power Struggles by Susan Stiffelman
These books are available at the media centers and at local public libraries.
Contact Information for Mrs. Lyon
4th & 5th Grade Center: (352) 259-6850
Intermediate Center: (352) 259-2300
Media Center Acrobat(.PDF) Documents2014-2015 SSYRA 3rd-5th Grade List -
December Newsletter-Media Center -
Media Center LinksDestiny - Library Card Catalog
Scholastic - A great resource for children's books and related activites!