This grade 2 tall tale reading unit (level L) is about Febold Feboldson, a man who was a great thinker and who figured out how to make it rain. Students learn about tall tales as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on 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.