The application of CIRC (Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition) on learners writing of descriptive text : a study at MTs NU Nurul Huda Kudus in the academic year of 2016/2017

Widyaningrum, Leily (2017) The application of CIRC (Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition) on learners writing of descriptive text : a study at MTs NU Nurul Huda Kudus in the academic year of 2016/2017. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo.

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Abstract

This thesis discussed the application of CIRC on learners writing of descriptive text at MTs NU Nurul Huda Kudus. Based on interviewdid by the researcher with English teacher in preliminaryresearch that teacher used CIRC to teach writing of descriptive text. Because the researcher is unfamiliar with the technique, so the researcher conducted this research to know how the application of CIRC (Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition) is. The purpose of this study is: “How is the application of CIRC (Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition) on learners writing of descriptive text at the eighth grade of MTs NU Nurul Huda Kudus?” This study used qualitative approach because the data were analyzed using sentences. The data were collected by three techniques; observation, interview, and documentation. Process of data analysis involved three activities; data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing or verification. Descriptive qualitative analysis was used to present the result of study in the form of descriptive explanation. These descriptions were analyzed based on the principles of CIRC (Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition) on learners writing of descriptive text. CIRC is a technique of cooperative learning, is designed to teach reading and writing for junior high school learners. This technique is developed by Steven & Slavin. In CIRC, the students learn the material cooperatively. The main goal of CIRC is to utilize the cooperative’s groups to assist the educated people to learn the ability and comprehend the reading which can be applicated broadly. Based on the observation, it can be concluded that the application of CIRC used by English teacher in MTs NU Nurul Huda Kudus is really useful for teaching writing, especially in descriptive text. The application of CIRC that students as center learning stimulated the students to ask for questions and give opinion to the teachers. Beside the students understand and analyze the descriptive text theoretically; generic structure, language features, and social function. Students are also able to make paragraph of descriptive text based on the object thing they find directly around the school. It can help students in describing objects easier. Students can make a descriptive text by using a real object. Mostly each student made about 3 up to 4 sentences in each paragraph. The application of CIRC also can help students to work with a discussion group.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Contributors:
ContributionContributors (e.g. Thesis Advisor)Email
Thesis advisorMa'mun, NadiahUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ketrampilan menulis; Writing Skill; Descriptive Text; CIRC (Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition)
Subjects: 400 Language > 420 English and Old English > 421 English writing system and phonology
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mohamad Akyas
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2018 06:54
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:28
URI: http://eprints.walisongo.ac.id/id/eprint/7633

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