Improving The Tenth Grade Students’ Writing Ability and Active Participation Through CTL (Contextual Teaching and Learning) at SMK Darul Falah Ajung Jember in The 2015/2016 Academic Year

Widiyawati, Rizki (2016) Improving The Tenth Grade Students’ Writing Ability and Active Participation Through CTL (Contextual Teaching and Learning) at SMK Darul Falah Ajung Jember in The 2015/2016 Academic Year. Journal of Undergraduate Thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Jember.

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Abstract

Writing is one important skills to learn English and writing is often found as the most difficult skill of all the English skills, both as the first and second language. CTL Approach is an approach that have activities to directly interact with process writing by related with real life. The problem that should be answered in this research is formulated as follows. “How can the use of Contextual Teaching and Learning (CTL) approach improve the writing ability of writing descriptive text at the Tenth grade of SMK DarulFalahJember, in the 2015/2016 academic year?” The research purpose is to know improve the writing ability of writing descriptive text by using Contextual Teaching and Learning (CTL) approach at the Tenth grade students’ writing ability at SMK Darul Falah , Jember in 2015/2016 academic years.Based on the research problem and the related literature, the hypothesis of this research is described as follows: The use of CTL Approach can improve the tenth grade students’ writing ability and active participation at SMK Darul Falah Ajung Jember. The research design was Collaborative Action Research between the researcher and English teacher work together in designing the lesson plan, implementing the action, observing the action, and reflecting. The subject of the study was the X-A students of SMKDarulFalahin the 2015/2016 Academic Year, which involves 40 students. In this study, the researcher conducted two cycles that covered planning, implementation, observation, and reflection. Each cycle of this study considered three meetings. The first meeting was focused at the explanation stages, the students were given a descriptive text then the researcher guided the students to analyze the generic structure, language features and so on. Then, at the second meeting was asked the students wrote a descriptive text through group through the writing process. At the third meeting was writing test. The instruments of this research were questionnaire, interview guide, observation sheet and test. In this study, the collect data are in the form of sentences and numbers. The result of the research showed that the mean score cycle1 was 69 and cycle2 was 73. And the result of students who got score ≥70 in cycle1 was 56% and cycle2 was 80%. Based on the result above it could be conclude that this approach was suitable to teach writing and it can improve students writing ability in writing descriptive text.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Rizki Widiyawati (1210231070)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Writing, CTL approach
Subjects: 400 Language > 421 Writing System
Divisions: Faculty of Teaching and Education Science > Department of English Literature Education
Depositing User: Hendri Uut Fahrullah
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2019 06:45
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2019 06:45
URI: http://repository.unmuhjember.ac.id/id/eprint/1666

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