Computer Science for the Real World: Grades 4-5, Fiction Science
In today’s world, Computer Science literacy is as important as reading, writing, and math. Computer Science will be a part of every student’s future career, regardless of the discipline, and is therefore an essential part of college and career readiness. At school districts throughout the country, and in conjunction with parents’ wishes, Computer Science instruction is beginning in the earliest grades where computational thinking and concepts of digital citizenship can be cultivated across the curriculum. COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR THE REAL WORLD™ is a new program created specifically to embed core concepts and core practices from the new K12CS Framework into high-interest leveled texts. This fiction set explores stories that combine grade-appropriate science topics with a concept or practice from the K12CS Framework. The back cover indicates the GRL level as well as the exact concept or practice from the K12CS Framework.