IMPROVING STUDENTS’ WRITING NARRATIVE TEXTS BY USING THE COMBINATION OF STORY SEQUENCING CARDS AND ROUND TABLE TECHNIQUE (The Case of Eighth Grade of Junior High School 19 Semarang in the Academic Year of 2014/2015)

Etik Indriani, 2201411017 (2015) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ WRITING NARRATIVE TEXTS BY USING THE COMBINATION OF STORY SEQUENCING CARDS AND ROUND TABLE TECHNIQUE (The Case of Eighth Grade of Junior High School 19 Semarang in the Academic Year of 2014/2015). Under Graduates thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG.

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    Abstract

    This study was conducted to solve the problem of the eighth grade students in writing narrative text. It was an action research which involved 33 students of VIIIA of Junior High School 19 Semarang in the second semester in the academic year of 2014/2015 as the subject. It consisted of 16 males and 17females students. The objective of this study is to find out whether the use of story sequencing cards and round table technique can improve students‘ writing ability or not and explain how it worked. It was carried out in two cycles involving the stage of planning, action, observation, and reflection. There were five meetings in this study, the first meeting was used for preliminary test, and the second and third meetings were for cycle 1 where the middle test was held, while the cycle 2 was held for two meetings. At the end of cycle 2, the final test was conducted as an additional support of data collection. The data were collected by using some instruments, they were: tests which consisted of Preliminary test, middle test, and final test, observation checklist, and questionnaire. The result of the study showed that the use of story sequencing cards and round table technique improved students‘ ability in writing narrative text. It can be seen in their result in cycle 1, the average of the students‘ score in this cycle was 75.21. The implementation of the media and technique were continued in the next cycle. In cycle 2, the students‘ improvement could be seen through their scores in final test. The average of students‘ score in final test was 81.03; it increased around 5.82. It proved that the implementation of story sequencing cards and round table technique improved students‘ ability in writing narrative text. The average score increased from 75.21 to 81.03. Thirty one students out of thirty three students achieved the minimal score of English. In other words, most of students achieved the criteria of success of the study. The Combination of story sequencing cards and round table technique can be interesting and appropriate media and technique in teaching learning writing narrative texts for Junior High School students. It suggested being an interesting and effective media and technique which can be applied in a classroom. It can also be a reference for other researchers to conduct another similar research.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Story Sequencing Cards, Round Table, writing, narrative, text
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: sumarsono mahasiswa unnes
    Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2015 04:49
    Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 04:49

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