As you read, look for ideas you are interested in writing about/responding to (you will eventually narrow to one).
∑ Support an idea in the reading you agree with
∑ Challenge an idea in the reading you disagree with
∑ Discuss an idea that the author has failed to address
∑ Offer a solution to the issue the author addresses
∑ Analyze the authorís support & reasons: logic; depth
∑ Address a related topic that has bearing on the issue