In pursuit of some appreciation: Assessment and group membership in children’s second stories

Theobald, Maryanne & Reynolds, Edward (2015) In pursuit of some appreciation: Assessment and group membership in children’s second stories. Text and Talk, 35(3), pp. 407-430.

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Abstract

Group membership is central to social interaction. Within peer groups, social hierarchies and affiliations are matters to which members seriously attend (Corsaro, 2014). Studies of peer groups highlight how status is achieved through oppositional actions. This paper examines the way in which competition and collaboration in a children’s peer group accomplishes status during the production and management of “second stories” (Sacks 1992). We present analysis of the interaction of young boys in a preparatory year playground who are engaged in a single instance of storytelling “rounds”. Analysis highlights the pivotal role of members’ contributions, assessments and receipts in a series of second stories that enact a simultaneously competitive and collaborative local order.

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ID Code: 82509
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Second stories, assessment, assessable, children’s peer culture, conversation analysis, membership categorization analysis, talk-in-interaction
DOI: 10.1515/text-2015-0006
ISSN: 1860-7349
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Deposited On: 16 Mar 2015 03:36
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2016 14:00

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