So, you don't know what to write? Try any of these . . .
VOCABULARY ? ? ? - Write any word that you can't figure out along with the page number in the margin for group discussion.
text to self connections you have made.
text to text connections you have made.
text to world connectons you have made.
what you liked or didn't like AND why.
what you thought or felt as you read AND why.
what you learned about a particular character.
your personal opinions of charcters AND based on what.
what would happen if you were in the same situation.
what event you find confusing in the story (use page number).
the pictures or images you see, feel, relate too as you are reading.
what story event is important to the story so far AND why.
what the author has done to build suspense AND how you respond.
how the dialect affects your understanding and / or sense of the character.