This grade 1 realistic fiction reading unit (level D) is about Caleb, who is six years old, and what he does during each season of the year. Students learn about realistic fiction as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on beginning, middle, and end. The unit contains teacher support pages, a reading selection with supporting illustrations, and activities to guide students in close reading of the text. Students also gain practice applying topic and academic vocabulary. The unit concludes with a reading comprehension activity and a text-based writing activity.