FIGURE 8.7 (Varenne & McDermott 1998: 200)

(transcript of verbal stream)

What about Rosa?

"What about Rosa? She don't get a turn?!"

Jimmy withdraws from the reading position, turning his head away from the teachers

(frame number on image can be used to cross-reference it with the transcript: sec 112-116)


As Jimmy completes his withdrawal, Rosa makes a circle with her hand that starts with Fred and ends with her as if to state the rule that reading is done as turns around the table

(transcript: sec. 117)

back to Fred

For the second time, Rosa makes a cirlce with her hand as she declares:

"Back to Fred, back to Anna and Maria and back to me."

(transcript: sec 118-125)