Book Links - Deep Water by Watt Key- Action, Adventure, Suspense!

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.
439 total reviews for this teacher
New class

60 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 2 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon May 23

May 23 - May 30 (2 weeks)
1pm - 2pm

Sat May 28

May 28 - May 29 (2 weeks)
Sa, Su
9pm - 10pm
2 learners enrolled

Tue Jun 7

Jun 7 - Jun 10 (2 weeks)
Mo, Th
1am - 2am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.

Sat Jun 18

Jun 18 - Jun 25 (2 weeks)
1pm - 2pm

Wed Jun 29

Jun 29 - Jul 1 (2 weeks)
Tu, Th
1am - 2am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.

Sat Aug 6

Aug 6 - Aug 10 (2 weeks)
Sa, We
1pm - 2pm

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Class Experience

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.
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.
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.
1 hour per week in class, and no time outside of class.
This book is an adventure book but there is nothing that requires parental guidance.  


Mike PletmanThird fifth sixth grade teacher
439 total reviews
578 completed classes

About Me

There is nothing more exciting than when you see a student think deeply, question ideas, share a knew thought, or explore the meaning of the character’s action/ decision or a quote  or a purpose the author had when writing a novel. Helping... 
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