This grade 6 science fiction reading unit (level V) is about a child in the future who uses futuristic technology on an average Saturday. Students learn about science fiction as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on dialogue. 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.