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 algorithms and procedures 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 algorithms and procedures are used in everyday life. Readers will follow Ben as he follows a set of instructions to build a bird house. This fiction title is paired with the nonfiction title Building a Bird House (ISBN: 9781538352304). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.