Understanding Miscue Analysis & Running Record

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What is the focus of miscue analysis?

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1. What is the focus of running records assessments?

2. If a student said the word 'kitten' instead of 'cat' during oral reading, how would it be categorized in miscue analysis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your knowledge about miscue analysis and running records assessments with this quiz/worksheet combo. You will be asked to distinguish between these two methods and between types of reading incidents that are analyzed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to assess your ability to:

  • Identify the focus of miscue analysis
  • Identify the focus of running records assessments
  • Distinguish the categories in miscue analysis
  • Identify common reading incidents
  • Explain the types of passages used in miscue analysis

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of reading levels
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about reading in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define omission, substitution, insertion, repetition, and semantic cues and errors
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast miscue analysis and running records assessments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reading level analysis

Additional Learning

Learn more about analyzing reading levels in this interactive lesson, 'Understanding Miscue Analysis & Running Record.' Topics in this lesson are:

  • Introducing the two reading assessments
  • Identifying their similarities
  • Describing miscue analysis specifics
  • Describing running records specifics
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