This grade 1 Aesop's fable reading unit (level G) is about a bear who becomes angry when he is stung by a bee, and his anger causes him to get stung many more times. Students learn about Aesop's fables as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on character and plot. 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.