For Parents: here is some information you might find helpful. It is similar to what I do in class to encourage kids to interact with text. Ask if you have questions. What to Do When Your Child Can't Remember What He Reads easy comprehension strategies
Word Box - If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the card in the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to the teacher. Teacher & student spell it together, & then the card goes back in its spot when they're done.