THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THINK-TALK-WRITE STRATEGY TO IMPROVE THE STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN WRITING NARRATIVE TEXTS (A Classroom Action Research of the Tenth Grade Students of SMA N 3 Sragen in the Academic Year of 2014/2015)

Nur Maila Kusumaningrum, 2201411020 (2015) THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THINK-TALK-WRITE STRATEGY TO IMPROVE THE STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN WRITING NARRATIVE TEXTS (A Classroom Action Research of the Tenth Grade Students of SMA N 3 Sragen in the Academic Year of 2014/2015). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    This final project is based on a study which was conducted to describe the effect of the Think-Talk-Write strategy to improve the students‟ motivation in writing narrative texts. The object of this study was the students of X IPA 3 of SMA N 3 Sragen in the academic year of 2014/2015. There were 32 students, consisting of 21 female students and 11 male students. The writer conducted two cycles in the classroom action research. Each cycle consisted of three meetings. She used three methods to collect data. There were test, questionnaire, and observation checklist. Before the students was given treatment, the writer measured students‟ skill in writing narrative text by giving pre-test. After pre-test, the writer applied Think-Talk-Write strategy in cycle I and II. In learning process, the writer observed students‟ attitude by using observation checklist. It was used to measure students‟ motivation. In the end of cycle II, the writer gave post-test and questionnaire. Based on the data analysis, the writer found the improvement of students‟ motivation and students‟ writing skill after applying Think-Talk-Write strategy in the classroom. The mean of pre-test score is 47.5 and the mean of post-test is 82.5. The increasing is 35 points. It means that the students‟ writing skill and the students‟ motivation improved significantly. From the result of the study, it could be concluded that Think-Talk-Write Strategy improved students‟ motivation in writing narrative texts. This result is based on the analysis of the observation checklist. The writer used five aspects of behaviour in line with the motivation. Those are enthusiasm, attention, activeness, participation, and responsibility. Think-Talk-Write is the innovative strategy to apply in teaching writing. This strategy is implemented in the classroom successfully. The students had the positive behaviour after Think-Talk-Write was applied. The students became more enthusiastic during the study. The students‟ writing skill is also improved. The improvement of the students‟ writing skill could be seen from the analysis of pre-test and post-test. The students‟ writing is measured from five components of writing, such as organization, content, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style. The writer has succeeded in applying Think-Talk-Write during the teaching and learning process. Think-Talk-Write strategy is recommended for English teacher to be used as teaching strategy in the classroom.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Think-Talk-Write strategy, Writing, Narrative Text, Motivation, Classroom Action Research.
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures > PI1 Indonesia
    P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: budi santoso perpustakaan
    Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2015 12:47
    Last Modified: 23 Nov 2015 12:47

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