FIGURE 8.5 (Varenne & McDermott 1998: 198)

Major Positionings
a teaching lesson subsequence

While the students stay READING, the teacher turns around and writes on the blackboard. The co-occurent talk has the the canonical form for TEACHING LESSON identified by Mehan 1979)

(frame number on image can be used to cross-reference it with the transcript: sec 42)

reading turn taking

One of the rare moments when turn taking within READING is accomplished without trouble. Anna has finished the page, the teacher points at the person next to her, Maria, who then starts reading. (transcript: sec. 82)