Increasing The Students’ Descriptif Text Writing Ability Through Clustering Technique At The Tenth Grade Of SMK PGRI 1 Punggur Central Lampung

Santi, Algiffani Rama (2013) Increasing The Students’ Descriptif Text Writing Ability Through Clustering Technique At The Tenth Grade Of SMK PGRI 1 Punggur Central Lampung. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

English language pays an important role in the world, because English is a big
language in the world for communication. The aim of teaching foreign language is defined in
terms of four skills. There are listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It clearly shows that
the purpose of teaching English is to enable the students to master the four skills. Writing as
one of four skills is often ignored, this may be done to a number of factors, such as time
consuming of correcting, low motivation, limited time to study writing and lack of teaching
technique used.
This research was aimed to know the students’ writing ability in writing descriptive
text by using clustering technique at SMK PGRI 1 Punggur. It was Classroom Action Research
(CAR), Mrs. Asri Pujiastuti, S.Pd as collaborator in this research. The collecting data used:
observation, test (pre-test and post-test), documentation, and field note. While, to analyze
the data used qualitative and quantitative data. Qualitative was conducted by observation,
and quantitative by step by talking the average score of pre-test and post-test.
The average result score of pre-test and post-test shows that there is progressing
score. The average score at pre-test = 54.04, in post-test I = 65.30, it was increase 11.26
point. Then, the average score at post-test II = 69.52, it was increase 15.48 point better than
post-test I. While the percentages of the students’ pass at pre-test = 34.78 % of total
students, and at post-test I = 78.26 % and then at post-test II = 100 % students who able
passed the exam. By applying clustering technique in learning process can increase the
students’ enthusiasm. Based on the result of observation sheet, the students’ activity in the
implementation of cycle I and II was very active. It means that clustering technique can
increase the students’ activities. It can be seen on the result of observation sheet. The
average the students’ activity in cycle I was 54.78 %, the increase to 93.47 % in cycle II.
Finally, teaching Writing by using clustering technique can increase the students’
descriptive text writing ability at SMK PGRI 1 Punggur. This technique make the students are
interested and motivated in the class. So, they are easy to make descriptive text.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Desy Puspitha .
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2020 00:29
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 00:29
URI: http://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/3050

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