Book Club - Deep Water by Watt Key- Action, Adventure, Suspense, Reliance

Mike P
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(588)
Learners will be captivated by this action-packed, gripping tale of odds that are stacked against the main characters who show bravery, problem-solving, and survival skills. #academic

Class Experience

US Grade 5 - 8
Learner goals include growth in vocabulary, vocabulary in context, understanding the realism and details used regarding diving in oceans and the inherent risks, , decision making, conflicts/resolutions, character development/motives/ quirks , the genre of realistic fiction, turning points, figurative language, and overall powerful themes including how situations can bring people together to see the greater good and the chance for survival, the implications of making correct healthy choices, reaching for your goals against all odds, grief , sorrow, greed, and the positive outcome that can occur when  people set aside differences for a greater common good..  This book is a significant and important piece of literature that handles all of these topics in a way that will have you rooting for the main characters as they help each other, fight the impossible, and support each other.
Homework Offered
Please read to end of chapter 23 (page 132) for the first meeting. Please complete reading the novel for the second meeting and learners will be asked to complete a study guide for the second half of the book in note form.
0 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Please have a copy of the novel Deep Water by Watt Key.
A study guide will be sent to each learner as a pdf to use for the second class meeting.
This book is an adventure book but there is nothing that requires parental guidance.  

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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(588)
There is nothing more exciting than when you see a student think deeply, question ideas, share a new thought, or explore character’s actions/ decisions or a quote  or a purpose the author had when writing a novel and then connect the information... 
Group Class


for 2 classes
1x per week, 2 weeks
60 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(4)
Completed by 14 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 10-14
2-6 learners per class

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