Mateo's Family Traits
Computer Science for the Real World
Anyone can learn computer science, even at the elementary school level. This book delves into the essential computer science concept of data collection using age-appropriate language and colorful illustrations. A meaningful storyline is paired with an accessible curricular topic to engage and excite readers. This book introduces readers to a relatable character and familiar situation, which demonstrates how data collection is used in everyday life. Readers follow Mateo as he looks at his family traits to see what he's inherited from his parents and grandparents. This fiction title is paired with the nonfiction title Our Class Traits (ISBN: 9781538351888). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.