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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 reusing resources and knowledge 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 reusing resources and knowledge can be helpful in everyday life. Readers follow a narrator as they collect used hats and gloves for homeless people in their community. This fiction title is paired with the nonfiction title Our Class Clothing Drive (ISBN: 9781538351727). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.