First Grade

First Grade

The first grade classroom is self-contained with the exception of resource classes for art, music, physical education, and library. A well-balanced, yet diverse program is planned for students. The program includes reading, language, spelling, writing, math, science, history, and Bible. Field trips, assembly programs, and sporting events are frequently scheduled.

Below is a listing of curriculum that we use at Greenbrier Enrichment Center and School:

  • Reading: Literacy by Design – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Independent Reading: Some class time is allocated for independent reading and testing through Book Adventures. All students are expected to set personal goals and can choose from a variety of genre.
  • Math: Houghton-Mifflin
  • Language: Evan Moor
  • Bible: ACSI Elementary Bible Series
  • Science: Literary by Design
  • Social Studies: Studies Weekly
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • First Grade Teacher:

    Mrs. Kristen Thomas

    This is my 2nd year at GEC. I am a graduate of Bluefield College and taught in the public school for the last two years.

    Mission for My Class

    My mission is to provide a warm, loving, positive environment. To instill a love for learning that is safe, creative and fun. It is our goal to help each child reach their full potential while becoming confident with their skills.