Improving the Expository Paragraph in Writing Skills by Using Think Talk Write (TTW) Strategy at the Eighth Grades of SMP Negeri 3 Sekampung in Academic Year 2017/2018

Hariyati, Riska (2018) Improving the Expository Paragraph in Writing Skills by Using Think Talk Write (TTW) Strategy at the Eighth Grades of SMP Negeri 3 Sekampung in Academic Year 2017/2018. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

The purposes of this research are to show that using to show that Think Talk Write (TTW) strategy can improve the writing skill in expository paragraph at the eighth grade of SMP Negeri 3 Sekampung East Lampung.
The researcher had outlined the problem in this research that focused on paragraph writing skill. It is related on the problem identification that the students have low motivation to learn English especially in writing,they get difficulties to understand the generic structure of expository paragraph, and they are also not interested about the learning method in the class. They always feel bored in writing subject. This research was classroom action research that consisted of two cycles.
The research was conducted at SMP Negeri 3 Sekampung on VIII.1 class which consisted of 30students. The research is conducted collaboratively with an English teacher of SMP Negeri 3 Sekampung. The data collecting techniqueused test, documentation, observation and field note. Regarding to the research process, theresearcher gave the pre-test for the students to know their writing skill score. Then, the researcher gave the treatment for the students. In addition, the change of the students’ writing skill score could be known through post test that had been given inevery cycle.
The result of the research illustrated the average of the students’ score in pre-test was 59 and post test 1 was 64 and post test 2 in cycle II was gained the average score was 74. The condition of the class was getting better. The studentswere more active in English learning process. In summing up it may be stated that using Think Talk Write (TTW) strategy can improve the writing skill in expository paragraph at the eighth grade of SMP Negeri 3 Sekampung in academic year 2017/2018.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Tari Eka Miyanti
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2020 06:53
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2020 06:53
URI: https://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/2675

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