This grade 5 realistic fiction reading unit (level S) is about a job interview process for teenagers who want to work at a candy factory. Students learn about realistic fiction as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on repetition. 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.