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6th Grade
November 2019
Ms. Orlando & Ms. Slowinski
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Friday, 11/15 Spirit Wear Day

Tuesday, 11/19 Bake Sale

Wednesday, 11/20 Christmas Shopping Night

Tuesday, 11/26 $3 Dress Down

Wednesday, 11/27 12:00 dismissal 

11/28-11/29 Thanksgiving Break (School Closed)

Thursday, 12/5 Christmas Fair

Friday, 12/6 12pm dismissal & Report Card Conferences

Monday, 12/9 Immaculate Conception (School Closed)

Wednesday, 12/18 Pretzel Sale

Friday, 12/20 12PM Dismissal 


Textbook &  Resources

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State: New York
District: Diocese of Brooklyn
St Luke, Whitestone

Username: 6math
Password: student
Click the 
“My Library” tab

   S.S. textbook 

New login information for 2018-2019



Then click "Launch"

Science Textbook

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Username:  First Initial of the Child's First Name and the Complete Last Name

Password:  stluke01

English Language Arts
Grade 6
Ms. Orlando
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>>>  In Session - Close Reading      Themes -  Claims  -  Connotations      

I can cite text evidence that supports the theme of ‘learning’ (107-112).

I can identify figures of speech in the text and explain what the word or phrase implies.

I can write a claim that explains what Percy’s character contributes to the theme of learning.

I can use my chunk and gist notes to determine the theme of a passage.

I can identify figures of speech in the text and explain what the word or phrase implies.

I can write a claim which reveals the theme of the passage (120-126).


Extra Help - offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays (please bring invitation to your appointment).


2019-2020 Google Classroom code for

 6th Grade Math: axpr39n

Social Studies

Extra Help - Tuesdays and Wednesdays (by invitation only)



6th Grade Google Classroom Code: szss40

7th Grade Google Classroom Code: 35xhd3

  8th Grade Google Classroom Code: dt3f19

Extra help: Mondays and Fridays ( by invitation only)





*Extra Help offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Please bring invitations to your appointment).

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All assignments, projects, etc. will be posted and submitted in Google Classroom.






Dear St. Luke Families,

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year!  Your child will be coming to library class every week.  Children in grades 1-8 will soon begin to check out books from the school library.

Students may check out one book at a time.  The book must be returned the following library class before another book is allowed to be taken out.  If a book is damaged or lost you will be responsible to pay for the cost of replacement for the book in new condition.  When your child brings the book home, spend time reading it together. If your child can read, listen to him or her read the book and help with words they may not know. For older children, ask them about the books they’ve borrowed and whether or not they enjoyed them. We want your child to love reading, so please make the time you share books together fun. 

You can help your child by:
· Finding a safe place for his or her library books away from little brothers/sisters and family pets.
· Remind your child to have clean hands when handling the book and to turn pages gently.
· Encourage your child to read for enjoyment and to notice/discuss the illustrations with you.
· Read and reread the book as well as discuss favorite characters and important parts of the story.

*Remind your children that they have a responsibility to return the books they borrow so that other students can enjoy them as well. 

*For older children, try recommending your favorite book to them to help motivate them to try reading something new.

I look forward to a great year and many wonderful stories. If you have any questions or concerns about the library, please feel free to write a note addressed to me, email me at or, contact the school office at 718-746-3833.                

Happy Reading!!

Ms. Susie Barry