Book Talk: Dead End in Norvelt

In this 4-week online course, learners will read and analyze the novel Dead End in Norvelt (2011) by Jack Gantos, focusing on character, setting, theme, connections, language, plot, and other literary elements.
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45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 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
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Class Experience

Students will improve their understanding of literary analysis and reflect on what they read to see the relevance of the book's elements to their own lives. Our focus will be on character, setting, theme, connections, language, plot, and other literary elements utilizing the novel Dead End in Norvelt.
Learners will read about 85 pages per week, prior to meeting for class. I will also provide optional enrichment activities.

Week 1- Chapters 1-6
Week 2- Chapters 7-12
Week 3- Chapters 13-20
Week 4- Chapters 21-28
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Anne Q. Campbell
Lives in the United States
English Language Arts teacher
80 total reviews
128 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a certified English/Language Arts teacher and believe in embracing the “light bulb” moments of discovery that happen both in and out of the classroom. My goal is to make learning relevant to students’ interests by providing unique and... 
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