- Interpretative-inferential; “reading between the lines”, assumptions, context clues
- Evaluative/Critical- lay personal judgment on text re: style, author, setting, context, content
- Integration/Application- practical use, relevance of text
– is there contrast, parallelism between reader’s experience and text?
- Creative- divergent, other ways of looking at the story i.e. children can make their own endings, characters, etc