THE COMBINATION OF VIDEO AND VIDEO-BASED PICTURE STRIPS TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILLOF PROCEDURE TEXT The Case at the Seventh Graders of SMPN 2 Binangun in the Academic Year2013/2014

Sukmawan Bimo Sejati, 2201410012 (2015) THE COMBINATION OF VIDEO AND VIDEO-BASED PICTURE STRIPS TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILLOF PROCEDURE TEXT The Case at the Seventh Graders of SMPN 2 Binangun in the Academic Year2013/2014. Under Graduates thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG.

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    Abstract

    In language learning, writing is a productive skill that seems to be difficult to be accomplished for many students. It needs time and a lot practices to be developed. Furthermore, writing can be fun and meaningful activities to the students. Junior high school is a suitable period to deal with genres. The chosen genre is procedure text.This texttype belongs to one of text types which has to be taught in seventh grade of junior high school, in which the study was undertaken. In this study, the writer applied A Classroom Action Research since the main purpose of the study was to identifyhow video and video-based picture strips as media to learn written procedure text were applied in teaching writing and how these media improved students‟ understanding in learning written procedure texts. Here, class VII B of SMP N 2 Binangun, Cilacap was chosen as the participants. This research design comprised preliminary test, cycle I and cycle II. The research instruments used in this study were test, questionnaire and observation sheet. Preliminary test was conducted for the purpose of measuring students‟ skill in writing procedure texts before treatments while cycle I and cycle II had an aim to measure students‟ skill in writing procedure texts after treatments. The results of the studyindicate that almost all of the students make some improvements. The mean of cycle II test is better than the mean of cycle I test. In addition, all aspects assessed in the tests including organization; logical development of ideas (content); grammar; mechanics; and style and quality of expression are improved. The highest improvement belongs to punctuation, spelling and mechanics which is 9%. Furthermore, questionnaire and observation sheet shows that the implementation of video and video-based picture strips media gets positive response from the students. Therefore, it can be concluded that the combination of video and video-based picture strips appears to be beneficial in developing students‟ skill in writing procedure texts in which it contributes in many ways including organization, content, grammar, punctuation spelling and mechanics and style and quality of expression.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Writing Skill, Procedure Text, Video, Video-Based Picture Strips
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: sumarsono mahasiswa unnes
    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2015 19:24
    Last Modified: 09 Nov 2015 19:24

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