Spelling think dot. Reading -- use something like: summarize; find evidence of imagery; find evidence of exposition; find an exclamatory sentence; Identify a protagonist and a foil; describe the rising action, climax, falling action and denouement -- do these occur in this order?; Which character do you most identify with and why? Find figurative language.... Might need two dice for this one.
Bring a word study routine into your elementary classroom or homeschool. See exactly how I make word study with Words Their Way work in my classroom. While the post is geared mostly for your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade upper elementary students - you can