Table of Contents


                          Part I

Opening a Window into Readers? Thinking

Learners in Charge of Reading

Tommy: A Reader Who Needs to Revalue

Learning About Readers and Reading

Why Retrospective Miscue Analysis

The Miscue Concept


                         Part II

Retrospective Miscue Analysis: General Procedures

Section One:

The Reading Miscue Inventory (RMI) Oral Reading Session

Establishing Rapport and Getting to Know the Reader

Selecting Material for RMI

Recording the Oral Reading

Marking Miscues

The Retelling and Its Analysis

Analyzing Miscues and Selecting Miscues for the RMA Session

Procedure and Questions for Coding

Coding Patterns that Show the Results for Miscue Quality

Selecting Miscues for RMA Sessions           


Section Two:

Retrospective Miscue Analysis (RMA) Sessions

Interactions During the RMA Sessions

The RMA Sessions

Original RMA Guiding Questions

What to Expect During an RMA Session

Preparing for Follow-Up Sessions


                         Part III

Students Working Together: Organizing Alternative RMA Sessions

Collaborative RMA

Whole Class RMA in Middle and High Schools

RMA with Young Children

Appendix A:

Burke Reading Interview (BRI)

Appendix B:

Burke Interview Modified for Older Readers (BIMOR)

Appendix C:

Entrevista Burke (Burke Reading Interview in Spanish)

Appendix D:

Selecting Texts for RMI and RMA

Appendix E:

Explanation of Markings for Miscue Analysis

Appendix F:

Examples of Oral Asides, Subvocalizing, Perusal of Illustrations, and Finger Pointing

Appendix G1:

RMA Session Organizer

Appendix G2:

Session Organizer for Daniel?s RMA