Using wayang as a medium to improve students’ motivation in telling story of narrative text (a classroom action research at eleventh graders of MA Al-Hidayah Gunungpati Semarang in the academic year of 2015/2016)

Mahfud, Imam Ali (2016) Using wayang as a medium to improve students’ motivation in telling story of narrative text (a classroom action research at eleventh graders of MA Al-Hidayah Gunungpati Semarang in the academic year of 2015/2016). Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo.

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Abstract

The background of the study in this research was based on the phenomena that the eleventh graders of MA Al-Hidayah has a problem in speaking English. Some of students are afraid in using English as their second language. This thesis focused on improving students’ motivation in learning speaking skill at the eleventh graders of science class of MA Al-Hidayah Gunungpati semarang In the academic year of 2014/2015. This thesis discussed about the use of wayang as a medium to improve students’ motivation in telling story of Narrative text among the students of MA Al-Hidayah Gunungpati, Semarang. This study was aimed to respond the following research questions; can the implementation of wayang improve students’ motivation in telling story of narrative text at eleventh graders of MA Al-Hidayah in telling story of Narrative Text? In this study, the researcher conducted a classroom action research as the methodological research. The participant of this research was the eleventh grade students’ of MA Al-hidayah Gunungpati Semarang that consists of 11 students. The data were obtained by observation, test and documentation. The test used to measure students’ speaking skill in telling a narrative story before and after the researcher implementing storytelling technique. The observation was used to know the students’ engagement during the teaching, the test was telling a story given by teacher in front of class and sound recorder was used to record and analyze students speaking skill in telling narrative text together with collaborator to know the improvement of students speaking skill and documentation was obtained in the form of students’ recorded sound and picture in teaching learning. By motivating students to practice the story telling technique, students’ speaking skill would be more improved. It was proved by the result of students’ observation and students’ average score. The students’ observation score and students’ average score increased in each cycle after getting all the treatment using storytelling. The students’ observation score in the first observation showed that students were not totally participated in teaching learning process, it was only 37% achieved in the first students observation checklist. Students’ average score of the test before the technique was implemented was 39,1. This score was still low from the minimum standard score (KKM), it was 70. There were only 2 or 18.2% of 11 students who passed the KKM. In the first cycle the score of students’ observation score was increased until 60 % and the students’ average score was 46,3 and there were only 3 or 28% of 11 students who passed the KKM. In the last cycle (cycle 2) students’ observation result was increased until 80% from all criterion in observation checklist and students average score improved until 62 or there were 7 (64%) from 11students who passed the KKM. It showed that there was some significant improvement in students’ achievement. It showed that students were motivated to improve their speaking skill in telling story of narrative text. Based on the result above, the students’ motivation in telling story of narrative text improved in each cycle after they were taught by storytelling technique. It was showed by their improvements of each test result and It can be stated that the using wayang was success to improve students’ motivation in telling story of narrative text.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Uncontrolled Keywords: Media pembelajaran; Wayang; Telling story; Motivasi belajar; Narrative text
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: Dr. H. Ikhrom, M. Ag.; Dra. Ma’rifatul Fadhilah, M. Ed.
Depositing User: Nur Rohmah
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 08:36
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2016 08:36
URI: http://eprints.walisongo.ac.id/id/eprint/6078

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