Kate's Camp Friends
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 organization 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 organization is used in everyday life. Readers will follow Kate as she organizes data about the different kinds of communities her camp friends come from. This fiction title is paired with the nonfiction title Different Kinds of Communities (ISBN: 9781538351987). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.