Improving Students' Ability in Writing Recount Text Through Diary at the Second Year Students Of SMP Islam YLPI Pekanbaru

Sahaya, Widi (2019) Improving Students' Ability in Writing Recount Text Through Diary at the Second Year Students Of SMP Islam YLPI Pekanbaru. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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Abstract

Several problems faced by students were they hard to develop ideas, lack of practices in the class, less motivation and uninteresting in writing activities. In this case, the researcher use diary to improve students writing ability. Diary is a writing media to generate and develop students’ ideas in writing texts. The purpose of this research is to improve students’ ability in writing recount text through diary at the second year students of SMP Islam YLPI Pekanbaru. Furthermore, this research was conducted to find out the extent diary can improve students writing ability and to know the factor that influenced it. This research design used in this study was classroom action research, in which the researcher worked in designing the lesson plan, analyzing data, and doing reflection. The participants of this research were21 students of second year at SMP Islam YLPI Pekanbaru in academic year of 2019/2020. This study conducted in two cycles by following the procedures of action research; planning, action, observation, and reflection. Every cycle of the study comprises of four meetings. This research used two types of data, namely qualitative data and quantitative data. The qualitative data were obtained through an interview with the English teacher and the students and observations during the teaching and learning process. Meanwhile, the quantitative data were in the form of the results of the students’ writing after the implementation of the actions (test). The findings shows that there were improvements on the students’ writing ability in the five aspects; content, organization, vocabulary, grammar, and mechanics. It could be seen from the students’ achievement in writing ability improved. In the first cycle, it found the mean of students’ score in writing ability was 69,8 (fair), while in the second cycle found the mean of students’ score in writing ability was 85 (very good). The factors could be influenced students’ ability in recount text were the media used, students’ activities, and teacher’s classroom management. This indicates that by applying of diary writing can improve the writing ability at the second year students of SMP Islam YLPI are accepted.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diary, Improving, Writing Ability, Recount Text.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
> Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mia
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2022 07:37
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2022 07:37
URI: http://repository.uir.ac.id/id/eprint/7810

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