THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DREAM JOURNAL FOR TEACHING WRITING OF DESCRIPTIVE TEXT (An Experimental Research at Grade X of SMA Teuku Umar Semarang In the Academic Year 2015/2016)

Idaratus Sa’adah , 2201412013 (2016) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DREAM JOURNAL FOR TEACHING WRITING OF DESCRIPTIVE TEXT (An Experimental Research at Grade X of SMA Teuku Umar Semarang In the Academic Year 2015/2016). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    Abstract

    This final project tried to examine the effectiveness of Dream Journal for teaching writing of descriptive. The objectives of this research are to describe the effectiveness of teaching writing of descriptive text by using Dream Journal, and to tell how to use it in teaching writing of descriptive text. This study used an experimental research by applying two groups pretest and posttest. The population of this research is tenth grade students of SMA Teuku Umar Semarang. The writer took two classes X2, and X3 as the sample of this research. One class was as the control group that was taught descriptive text using conventional technique. The other class was as the experimental group that was taught descriptive text using Dream Journal. Each group had four meetings. The first meeting was for giving pre-test. The second, third meeting were for treatments. For the last meeting, the post-test was given to the students to know their achievement. The results of this research showed that Dream Journal was an effective technique to teach descriptive text. It can be seen from the results of tests. In the pretest, the average score of the experimental group was 51.88 and the control group was 56.88. The result of posttest were 81.18 and 71. As the result, the pretest was higher than posttest. In order to find out the significance difference in the students’ achievement in writing descriptive text between experimental and control group, the writer applied t-test. The score of t-value (6.124) is higher than t-table value (2.390) and Sig (2-tailed) value 0.000 is lower than 0.01. Based on the results of this research, the writer concluded that the H1 that there is a significant difference in the students’ achievement in writing descriptive text between those who were taught using Dream Journal and those who were taught using conventional technique was accepted, and the H0 was refused.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Dream Journal, Teaching Writing, Descriptive Text
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    L Education > Special Education > Language and literature education
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: Indah Tri Pujiati
    Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2018 13:00
    Last Modified: 24 Jan 2018 13:00

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