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L’enseignement du verbe à l’école. Des tensions entre enseignants et élèves de CM2

Abstract : Teaching verbs in school is not easy. A ministerial report from teachers in CM2 and in college shows that the main activity when studying language in school is not dictations (67%) but training to conjugate verbs (86%). It also reveals that most teachers in CM2 declare they have no difficulty in constructing teaching of the language, especially grammar. At the same time, a report from the General Inspectorate of Education (2013) on the implementation of the 2008 programs in elementary school, stresses the difficulties students are having in conjugating verbs. These two ministerial texts highlight the existing tensions. To identify these tensions, we asked, in writing, both holders of cycle 3 teachers and CM2 pupils about their definition of the verb. Comparing the answers and the properties put forward when defining the verb makes it possible to perceive the discrepancies and the tensions between, on the one hand, the knowledge and the skills of the teachers, and, on the other hand, the linguistic knowledge. The aim of our contribution is to revitalize teaching of verbs in school and to offer concrete didactic perspectives.
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Patrice Gourdet, Marie-Noëlle Roubaud. L’enseignement du verbe à l’école. Des tensions entre enseignants et élèves de CM2. Pratiques : linguistique, littérature, didactique, Centre de recherche sur les médiations (Crem) - Université de Lorraine 2016. ⟨hal-01488612⟩



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