The use of brainwriting 6-3-5 technique to improve students’ writing ability of recount text (a classroom action research at eighth grade of SMP Negeri 18 Semarang in the academic year of 2014/2015)

Dewi, Filda Hulwani (2015) The use of brainwriting 6-3-5 technique to improve students’ writing ability of recount text (a classroom action research at eighth grade of SMP Negeri 18 Semarang in the academic year of 2014/2015). Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo.

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Abstract

This study was about the use of brainwriting 6-3-5 technique to improve students’ writing ability of recount text at eighth grade of SMP Negeri 18 Semarang in the academic year of 2014/2015. Brainwriting 6-3-5 is one of strategy that can be applied in teaching writing because the researcher found that students felt difficult to build and develop their ideas. So it was hard for them to make a text. Brainwriting 6-3-5 is a kind of brain warming up activity, and it could help the students to build and generate ideas. The study was aimed to find the answer to the following research questions: (1) How is the implementation of Brainwriting 6-3-5 technique to improve students’ writing ability of recount text ? (2) How is the improvement of students’ writing ability of recount text by using Brainwriting 6-3-5 technique ? This study was a classroom action research. The data were obtained by observation and test. The researcher conducted two cycles. The subject of this study was 8F grade students of SMP Negeri 18 Semarang in the academic year of 2014/2015. The participants was 32 students. The result of the study showed that: (1) The implementation of Brainwriting 6-3-5 technique in teaching learning recount text was started when the researcher found the problems that students difficult to make a text. Then the researcher introduced Brainwriting 6-3-5 technique to make them easier in making a text. Students were divided in some groups consist of 6 students. The researcher gave a Brainwriting sheet to each student in group. Then asked them to generate their ideas based on the clues that had been given by the researcher. In 5 minutes, each student in group wrote 3 ideas then passed the sheet, continuous until the all students receive their original sheet. After that the researcher asked the students to make recount text individually based on the ideas that had been generated through Brainwriting 6-3-5 technique. (2) Students’ achievement in writing ability improved. It could be seen by students’ achievement of writing score average in each cycle and the result of students’ activeness as follow: a. The average of writing score in preliminary research (65.62), first cycle (71.78), and second cycle (77.86). b. Students’ activeness in preliminary research only 40%, first cycle was 60%, and in the second cycle was 85%. Based on the result above, the students’ writing ability on recount text improved in each cycle after they were taught by using brainwriting 6-3-5 technique. It was signed by their improvements of each test result. Not only students’ average score, but using brainwriting 6-3-5 technique in teaching learning English also can motivate the students. It could be seen in the result of observation. It can be stated that the using Brainwriting 6-3-5 technique in teaching writing recount text was effective.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Uncontrolled Keywords: Metode pembelajaran; Brainwriting; Writing ability; Ketrampilan menulis; Bahasa Inggris
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education > 371 School management; special education > 371.3 Metode, kegiatan belajar mengajar; metode pembelajaran
400 Language > 420 English and Old English > 421 English writing system and phonology
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Tadris > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Additional Information: Advisor : Sofa Muthohar, M. Ag.; Nadiah Ma’mun, M. Pd.
Depositing User: Nur Rohmah
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2016 08:21
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2016 08:21
URI: http://eprints.walisongo.ac.id/id/eprint/5083

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