This novel unit uses proven strategies that hold students accountable for high levels of engagement in rigorous, high-interest, complex text. One Crazy Summer is a highly acclaimed historical fiction novel that is based in 1960's Oakland, CA. It is rapidly becoming a must-read novel for any 4-9th grader especially in studies of civil rights. This unit helps to scaffold reading comprehension for many types of readers in numerous formats. It can be used for intervention groups, book groups, and novel studies for at-risk to advanced readers (and everyone in between). This unit includes the first ten chapters and answers. After students engage deeply in this format they can then read the rest of the novel independently. All 33 chapters, answers, extensions in vocabulary, character analysis and studies of theme are included in the paid deluxe version.