Thought Spots are a great tool for reading teachers in the upper elementary grade levels.
4 nights a week students keep track of the pages read in their book and they respond to the given prompt.
Each prompt is worth 8 points, totaling 32 at the end of the week. Thought Spots should be graded on grammar, content, text evidence, etc...
The prompts on this Thought Spot are meant to ease students in at the beginning of a year. The prompts focus on basic strategies like finding character traits, looking at setting, and evaluating genre.