This folder contains activities to use with the book "Rocks in His Head by Carol Otis Hurst. This book is an Biography. Summary: Some people collect stamps. Other people collect coins. Carol Otis Hurst's father collected rocks. Nobody ever though his obsession would amount to anything. But year after year he kept on collecting, trading, displaying, and labeling his rocks. The Depression forced the family to sell their gas station and their house, but his interest in rocks never wavered. The activities include exercises with vocabulary, open responses,reading word search, sequencing, word definitions, writing activities, open-ended questions, and cloze paragraph, idioms, comparing and contrasting, fact and opinion, pronouns( subject, object), and cause and effect. Included are comprehension tests and vocabualry tests.