The Great Pest Problem
Anyone can learn computer science, even at the elementary school level. This book delves into the essential computer science skill of defining the problem 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 they can define problems in everyday life. Readers will follow the narrator as they try to find out what is eating their family's crops. This fiction book is paired with the nonfiction book Everglades Invasion! (ISBN: 9781508137627). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.