This grade 6 fable reading unit (level Y) is about a young man who enjoys being unkind to others and gets a trick played on him. Students learn about fables as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on point of view. 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.