Burke Reading Inventory

Reading Interview

1. When you are reading and you come to something you don't know, what do you do? Do you ever do anything else?

2. Do you think that (ask teacher's name) is a good reader? Or who is a good reader?

3. What makes him/her a good reader?

4. Do you think that she/he ever comes to something she/he doesn't know? What do you think she/he does about it?

5. YES - When she/he does come to something she/he doesn't know, what do you think she/he does about it?

NO - Suppose/pretend that she/he does come to something that she/he doesn't know, what do you think she/he does about it?
 

6. If you knew that someone was having difficulty reading how would you help them?

7. What would a/your teacher do to help that person?

8. How did you learn to read? What did they/you do to help you learn?

9. What would you like to do better as a reader?

10. Do you think that you are a good reader?