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Rae Builds a Robot

Following Instructions · Computer Science for the Real World

by Leigh McClure


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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. Rae follows instructions to build her very own robot. This fiction book is paired with the nonfiction book We Build a Drone (ISBN: 9781538353103). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Rosen Classroom
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Computer Science for the Real World


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