A complete unit plan for reading comprehension and writing based on the Common Core Standards. The unit plan includes an objective calendar, weekly objective grids, daily scripted lesson plans, assessments, and questions to check for understanding. This unit is a domain based unit that is focused on the African Savanna and Kenya. Students will learn the key characteristics of a savanna and life on the savanna and will also read fictional stories that are set on the savanna. In writing, students will be writing a narrative piece. This unit can also be modified to be effective in kindergarten or second grade with some adjustments.