This grade 4 myth reading unit (level P) is about a girl named Arachne who is so proud that she agrees to compete against a Greek goddess and loses. Students learn about myths as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on character. 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.