This grade 6 adventure fiction reading unit (level W) is about a child who is forced to spend time in an exotic place with people he is culturally different from. Students learn about adventure fiction as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on setting. 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.