IMPROVING STUDENTS’ GENERATING IDEAS TO IMPLEMENT GENERIC STRUCTURE IN WRITING PERSONAL LETTER CONTAINING RECOUNT TEXT USING PICTURE SERIES The case at the Eighth Graders of SMP Kristen 1 So’E, at the Second Semester in the Academic Year of 2014/2015

LUSIANA JUNRY CHRISTIANA PATTY, 0203513078 (2015) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ GENERATING IDEAS TO IMPLEMENT GENERIC STRUCTURE IN WRITING PERSONAL LETTER CONTAINING RECOUNT TEXT USING PICTURE SERIES The case at the Eighth Graders of SMP Kristen 1 So’E, at the Second Semester in the Academic Year of 2014/2015. Masters thesis, Pascasarjana.

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    The topic of this study is the use picture series to improve the students’ generate ideas and practice expressing thoughts in a writing personal letter containing recount text. The objectives of the study were; to find out the problem face by students in writing, to describe the implementation generic sturcture in writing personal lettr containing recount text and to determine whether the use of picture series could improve the students’ generating ideas in writing personal letter. Classroom Action Research approach was adopted by applying 3 cycles and each cycle consisted of two meetings. The subject of this research was the Eighth graders of SMP Kristen 1 Soe in the academic year of 2014/2015. The number of students were 25 students. The instruments used were interview, observation sheet, and tests. It is qualitative and quantitative research. The qualitative were taken from observation checklist while the quantitative data were covered by the students’ progress in the form of the students’ score. The result shows that, picture series implemented in the classroom during the research had enhanced the generating ideas of the VIII students of SMP Kristen 1 Soe in in the academic year of 2014/2015 in writing personal letter contaning recount text. It could be seen that there was almost all of the students still got confused and unorganized form in making outline in preliminary research. While in the first, second, and third cycle, the result of students’ work were well organized through applying picture series. Those picture series were easy to understand and reduce the confusion. The picture series implemented during the researh had supported the students to enhance the writing ability. It was proved by the result on creating personal letter containing recount text in preliminary research that the students’ writing mean score was 43,16, the first cycle was 57,36, at the second cycle was 70,68. At the end of the third cycle the mean score was 81,68 (achieved) which was higher than KKM. This result indicated that the students’ achievement score in writing personal letter was achieved at all. Because the students’ average score were 100% achieved, the teacher/the writer decided to complete the action in three cycles only. Therefore, teachers should consider in using interesting material in teaching and learning process. Based on the result, the use picture series are suggested to help the students get ideas in starting the writing. Based on the result, the use picture series are suggested to be used for improving the students’ generating ideas in writing skill.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Fakultas: Pasca Sarjana > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, S2
    Depositing User: A.Md Angga Rizky Purwandra
    Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2017 08:31
    Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 08:31

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