Mrs. Kristie Lawrence

Phone: 919-934-4696


Degrees and Certifications:

NCEOG/NCEOC Question Writers Certification NCDPI AIG Certification Campbell University AVID Certification BA English NC State University AA Johnston Community College

Mrs. Kristie Lawrence

Hello, and welcome to my page! My name is Kristie Lawrence.  I am a 2004 graduate of NC State University in Raleigh, N.C. I taught English and Study Skills at Broughton High School before moving to Johnston County to teach middle school Language Arts. I live in Smithfield with my family.  My son is in Eighth Grade this year.  We enjoy spending time at church, NC State football games, New River National Park in West Virginia, and most importantly, at home!  I absolutely adore our Smithfield Community!  If you are ever curious regarding what we are working on in class, please send me an email!  Or, you may have your student pull up his/her Google Classroom Account!  Thanks for visiting and have a fabulous day!



Covid-19 Updates (last updated 3/27/2020)

Hello, students and families!  I hope you are all healthy and safe!  My family is safe and well.  I miss all of you and hope you are all adjusting to our lives without face-to-face interaction accordingly.  You are the strongest students I have ever taught, so I trust you will battle through this trying time with your usual sense of humor and sense of perseverance!  We can do this!  We are all #SSStrong and #JoCoStrong; and, we all have #KnightPride!  My family and I are praying for all of you.  I will continue to post updates weekly on this website.  

I am attaching a link to the 10-Day @ Home eLearning Plan for 3/30-4/10 for 8th Grade ELA for Smithfield Middle School.  All activities are for practice and review purposes only and will not be used in the calculation of any grades.  Please contact me with any questions during my office hours from 2pm-6pm at the following email address:

Please, continue to follow CDC guidelines like social distancing and proper handwashing.  I look forward to hearing from you; and, I anxiously await the day when we can all meet again in our hallway and in our classroom!  

Be well!

Mrs. Lawrence

8th Grade ELA 10-Day Plan 3/30-4/10



    Class Schedule

    7:30 – 7:50


    7:50 – 9:05

    Block 1

    9:08 - 10:18

    Block 2

    10:21 – 11: 01

    Block 3 /Overtime

    11:04 – 12:44

    Block 4

    12:47 – 1:57

    Block 5 / Planning


    2:00 – 3:16

    Block 6


    Tutoring:  Monday afternoons from 3:20-4:20

    ***Other times may also be available upon request.***


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