The use of questioning technique to improve the students writing ability in recount text of SMPN 8 Metro in academic year 2018/2019

Ayu Nindia, Retno (2019) The use of questioning technique to improve the students writing ability in recount text of SMPN 8 Metro in academic year 2018/2019. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to show that the Questioning Technique can improve the recount writing ability among the eighth grade students of the Junior High School 8 Metro.

Writing is one of the most difficult language skills that should be mastered by students in learning English. In writing there are several kinds of text such as narrative, descriptive, argumentative, and persuasive. Recount text is one of text which has to be mastered by the eighth grade students of the Junior High School. But, there are some problems that faced by the eighth grade students of the Junior High School 8 Metro in writing recount text. So it caused the result of learning is low. Therefore, to increase the recount writing ability among the students, the writer used Questioning Technique in learning process. Questioning Technique is one of techniques that used in teaching writing by means to stimulate students‟ ideas

This research was classroom action research (CAR) which involved 25 students in class VIII A and was conducted in two cycles. Each cycle consisted of planning, acting, observing and reflecting. The data were taken from writing test to figure out the students‟ knowledge in writing recount text. Furthermore, the writer used observation technique to get the data about students‟ learning activities. The writer also used the documentation method to support the information concerning on the learning English. This research was conducted with an English teacher of Junior High School 8 Metro.
The result of this research shows that Questioning Technique has positive role in improve the recount writing ability among the eighth grade students of the Junior High School 8 Metro. It can be proved by the students‟ average score from pre test post test. The average score in pre test was 41, in post test 1 was 65 and the post test 2 was 75. It can be inferred that Questioning Technique can improve the recount writing ability among the students of the Junior High School 8 Metro.

Keywords: Recount writing, Questioning Technique, Writing Ability.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 14:10
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 14:10
URI: https://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/273

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