Library Media Center

Welcome to the Library Media Center at Pacolet Elementary! The Library Media Center has lots of resources to help students and parents with information needs.

Need assistance? Contact Mrs. Hartell via email at hharte@spartanburg3.org or phone at 279-6500. You may also use the Contact Link to the left to reach me.

Use the links below to access resources and reading materials. 

BookFlix

SC Ready Practice
Use the resources here to practice for the upcoming SC Ready test in the spring. 

Newsela
This is a great resource for reading new articles that are of interest to kids. 

PES Lab Websites

Check out this Symbaloo of resources compiled by Mrs. Case.

Google Classroom
Use the like for Google Classroom to access assignments and communicate with your teacher and your classmates. 

Follett Shelf

Check out the hundreds of e-books and audio books on Follett Shelf. You can read these books on your tablet, a cell phone, or a computer. You will need to enter your username and password to read these books. 

Library Catalog 
Our Library Catalog lists every title in the library media center collection as well as summaries, recommended interest levels and recommended reading levels. Our e-book collection is accessible from the Library Catalog, and many of the titles offer unlimited checkouts!


Discus 
South Carolina's Virtual Library is a great place to find information on famous figures, animals, and historical events. Discus has encyclopedia articles, videos, photos, and even games for students. 
(see Mrs. Hartell for a username and password to use from home)

Epic!
Check out this great resource for 1000's of free ebooks and audiobooks. Class code: SZK-9822

Edmodo

This is the social networking site used by students in grades 3 through 5 at Pacolet Elementary. Using Edmodo, students communicate with teachers and classmates in a safe, secure environment. Parents, you have access to your child's profile and messages, too!
(Contact Mrs. Hartell for your child's class code).

BrainPop
BrainPop is a great resource for video clips on a variety of different topics. BrainPop, Jr. can be found through Discus. (see Mrs. Hartell for a username and password to use BrainPop)

Capstone Interactive Library

Capstone Interactive Library titles are great for young readers. These titles can be read independently, but the read aloud feature is great for read alouds.  
(see Mrs. Hartell or Ms. Hames for a username and password to use from home)

Tween Tribune
Tween Tribune is sponsored by the Smithsonian Institute and contains interesting articles and amazing photographs on a variety of subjects for students in grades 5-8. 

Tween Tribune, Jr.
Tween Tribune, Jr. is a companion site to Tween Tribune, and it is geared toward students in grades k-4. The articles are short and interesting, and the photographs are great. 

Pebble Go
Pebble Go is a multimedia source for information on animals, Earth and space, biographies and social studies. Pebble Go even reads aloud to students. (see Mrs. Hartell for the username and password)

Kahoot!
Kahoot is a great tool to use for answering questions about information we learn in our reading and our research!

Seussville
Do you enjoy reading Dr. Seuss' many books from our library. If so, check out this interactive website. you can learn all about Dr. Seuss' work and even play games. 


PES Student Handbook
The Student Handbook has information for students and parents about policies and procedures at PES. Students are expected to follow the procedures in the handbook at all times. 

PowerSchool Parent Portal
Parents, you can access your child's grades from the PowerSchool Parent Portal.
(Please see Mrs. Jordan or Mrs. Shehan in the main office to obtain a username and password for accessing your child's grades).
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