The Use of Spiderman Short Story in Kompas Newspaper for Teaching Vocabulary and the Introduction to the Analysis of the function of each word and clause in a sentence(A case Study of Second Year Students of Islamic Junior High School /Mts)

Muhammad Faiz Jawahir, 2201404633 (2009) The Use of Spiderman Short Story in Kompas Newspaper for Teaching Vocabulary and the Introduction to the Analysis of the function of each word and clause in a sentence(A case Study of Second Year Students of Islamic Junior High School /Mts). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    Abstract

    This final project is in the form of an action research. The study wanted to find out the effectiveness of using short story in vocabulary teaching at the seventh class at Mts Al- Asror Patemon, Gunungpati, Semarang. There were five steps in conducting this action research. The first step is conducting Try out. It has the goal to measure the validity and reliability of the test. The test should fulfill the two qualities of a good test. If the test item does not have validity and reliability, it must be revised. The revision was made based on the analysis of the try-out test result. The second is conducting pre test. The pre test items are took from the try out items that has standard level of the test. The third is discussing short story or giving treatment by giving material related to the research I hold. I used Spiderman short story in KOMPAS newspaper. I hope it will increase the students motivation of studying English especially vocabulary. The forth is conducting post test. The post test is given to evaluate the students’ achievement after they get the treatment by giving the material. Then, the fifth step is giving questionnaire that consists of five variables. They are students’ motivation, the teaching learning facilities, and the teachers’ method of teaching, the teachers’ competence and the students’ attitude towards English. The result of this research shows that the action research could improve the students’ vocabulary mastery. It can be seen from the mean of the students score in the post test is 71.19 and 44.6 in pre test, and they are able to understand the new words’ meaning by looking at the context. Therefore, teachers should always try to find better technique for their teaching. Based on the result, the use of Spiderman short story could be said as an effective and significant way in improving students’ vocabulary mastery.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Junior High School, Vocabulary, Short Story.
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Sastra Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: Hapsoro Adi Perpus
    Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2011 22:08
    Last Modified: 24 Apr 2015 23:51

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