In this article we propose to discuss in more detail the kinds of inferences that may be inappropriately drawn from an informal reading inventory. This discussion should strengthen the rationale for our approach to analyzing a reader's miscues (errors) and determining what kinds of instructional approaches might be appropriate for that reader (see the preceding issue of Reading Horizons).
Weaver, C., & Smith, L. (1979). A Psycholinguistic Look at the Informal Reading Inventory Part II: Inappropriate Inferences from an Informal Reading Inventory. Reading Horizons, 19 (2). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol19/iss2/2