Oracy and Literacy in the Making

Collaborative Talk and Writing in Grade 6 Mexican Classrooms
  • Sylvia Rojas-Drummond
  • Ana María Márquez
  • Riikka Hofmann
  • Fiona Maine
  • Luisa Rubio
  • José Hernández
  • Kissy Guzmán


This chapter focuses on analysing the development of oral and written communication in Mexican elementary students, in the context of the implementation of an innovative educational programme called ‘Learning Together’ (LT). The programme was designed to enhance oral and written communication in the students, including dialogic interactions, as well as reading comprehension and text production strategies through a variety of collaborative learning activities (Rojas-Drummond, Littleton, Hernández, & Zúñiga, 2010).


Collective Activity Reading Comprehension Communicative Event Relative Gain Creative Writing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvia Rojas-Drummond
    • 1
  • Ana María Márquez
    • 2
  • Riikka Hofmann
    • 3
  • Fiona Maine
    • 4
  • Luisa Rubio
    • 5
  • José Hernández
    • 6
  • Kissy Guzmán
    • 7
  1. 1.Faculty of PsychologyNational Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)Mexico
  2. 2.Faculty of PsychologyNational Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)Mexico
  3. 3.Faculty of EducationUniversity of Cambridge (UC)EnglandUK
  4. 4.Faculty of EducationUniversity of Cambridge (UC)EnglandUK
  5. 5.Faculty of PsychologyNational Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)Mexico
  6. 6.Faculty of PsychologyNational Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)Mexico
  7. 7.Instituto Nacional para la Evaluación de la Educación (INEE)Mexico

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