Below are readings that we suggest for those who are new to miscue analysis. We also include readings for those who have experience with miscue analysis, but who would like to branch out and learn more. We encourage teachers to make these readings available to other interested teachers and parents.
Learning Through Interviews by Yetta M. Goodman
Interviews provide a rich source of information about literacy practices and materials used in the lives of students and their families, their beliefs about reading and writing, and their perceptions of the strategies they use as they transact with print. Yetta Goodman
Goodman, Y. (1991). Learning From Interviews. In K. Goodman, L. Bird, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), The Whole Language Catalogue (pp. 100-101). Santa Rosa, CA: American School Publishers.
Primary Voices-Miscue Analysis for Classroom Teachers by Prisca Martens, Yetta Goodman and Alan Flurkey (Eds.)
Primary Voices K-6 is a journal published by the National Council of Teachers of English. "Miscue Analysis for Classroom Teachers" is a single edition entirely dedicated to miscue analysis, it's history, and it's use in a variety of classrooms including primary, upper elementary, bilingual and special education settings.
Martens, P., Goodman, Y., & Flurkey, A. (Eds.). (1995). Miscue analysis for classroom teachers. Primary Voices, 4(3).
Principles in Revaluing by Ken Goodman
This classic article first appeared in the journal Topics in Learning and Learning Disabilities in 1982 and has been reprinted several times. This version appeared in the book Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Revaluing Readers and Reading by Yetta Goodman and Ann Marek (now out of print).
Goodman, K. S. (1996). Principles of Revaluing. In Y. M. Goodman & A. M. Marek (Eds.), Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Revaluing Readers and Reading (pp. 13-20). Katonah, N.Y.: Richard C. Owen.
The Role of Genre in a Text: Reading Through the Waterworks
This case study illustrates how the quality of miscues varies within a complex text.
Flurkey, A., & Goodman, Y. (2004). The Role of Genre in Text: Reading Through the Waterworks. Language Arts, 81(3), 61-72.
© 2003 by the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.