This folder contains activites to use with the book "Boom Town" by Sonia Levitin. This book is a historical fiction. The story is about a young girl who moves to California with her family during the gold rush of 1849. The story revolves around the girl and how she was helpful in buiding a "Boom Town". The activities include exercises with vocabulary, comprehension, writing, sequencing, context clues, and homonyms, cause and effect, fact and opinion, and main idea. Included is a comprehension test and a vocabulary test.