My Pet Dinosaur
Anyone can learn computer science, even at the elementary school level. This book delves into the essential computer science concept of problem decomposition 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 problem decomposition is used in everyday life. Readers will follow a narrator as they take on a big, new task: taking care of their pet dinosaur. This fiction title is paired with the nonfiction title Our Class Lizard (ISBN: 9781538351406). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.