THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING GROUP GRID AND ROUNDTABLE FOR TEACHING WRITING OF DESCRIPTIVE TEXT Quasi-Experimental Study at the Tenth Grade Students of SMA Taruna Nusantara Magelang in the Academic Year 2016/2017

Silvia Urunami , 2201412068 (2017) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING GROUP GRID AND ROUNDTABLE FOR TEACHING WRITING OF DESCRIPTIVE TEXT Quasi-Experimental Study at the Tenth Grade Students of SMA Taruna Nusantara Magelang in the Academic Year 2016/2017. Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Abstract

The aim of the study is to find out whether teaching writing descriptive text by using group grid and roundtable technique is effective or not for senior high school students. The design of this study was a quasi-experimental study. The subject of this study was the tenth grade students of SMA Taruna Nusantara Magelang in the academic year 2016/2017. By using purposive random sampling, students of XMIA- 12 were taken as the samples of the experimental group and the samples of control group were the students of X-MIA-10. The data were gained by administering pre-test and post-test of writing test. However, the writer conducted try out test to check whether the instrument was reliable and valid to be used for pre test and post test. The data were gathered and calculated using Ms. Excel and SPSS. The result analysis of the quantitative data shows that the mean scores of the experimental group increases from 69.15 to 79.34. The t-test shows that the tvalue (2.844) is higher than ttable (1.998). The result concludes that the working hypothesis is accepted. It means that there is a significant difference between students who were taught by using group grid and roundtable technique and those who were taught by using group work discussion. In addition, the analysis of the questionnaire shows that 59.37% of the students agree that the implementation of the technique assists their writing and 31.25% of them even strongly agree towards the statement. Thus, the analysis reveals that group grid and roundtable technique is effective in teaching writing descriptive text.

Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Key words: group grid and roundtable technique, writing, descriptive text, quasiexperimental.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning Model
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
P Language and Literature > PE English
Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
Depositing User: Eko Handoyo Eko
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 14:09
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2018 14:09

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