Improving The Eighth Grade Students’ Ability In Writing Recount Text Through Brainstorming Technique by Clustering at SMPN 1 Maesan in 2016/2017 Academic Year

Navila, Destyana (2017) Improving The Eighth Grade Students’ Ability In Writing Recount Text Through Brainstorming Technique by Clustering at SMPN 1 Maesan in 2016/2017 Academic Year. Journal of Undergraduate Thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Jember.

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Abstract

Writing is one of the important skills in learning English. In learning writing, that is need process. Beside that the students have some problem in grammatical, vocabulary, content, organization, and mechanics. To face this common problem there must be some ways and solutions to improve the students’ writing ability especially in recount text through the available method, in this case the researcher used Brainstorming Technique by Clustering to improve writing ability. In this research, there is problem, it is “how can Brainstorming Technique by Clustering improve students’ ability in writing recount text on the eighth grade students of SMPN 1 Maesan in 2016/2017 academic year?”. Based on the problem, the research objective is intended “To improve the eighth grade students’ ability in writing recount text through Brainstorming Technique by Clustering at SMPN 1 Maesan in 2016/2017 academic year”. The design of the research is classroom action research. This research covered four stages of activities, they are planning of the action, implementing of the action, observing, and reflecting of the action. This research subject is VIII-A class which consist of 24 students and to obtain the research data instrument used test and observation. To calculate the students’ ability in writing recount text score, it was used mean formula. This research is supposed to be successful if the average score is 70. Brainstorming Technique by Clustering improved the students’ ability in writing recount text in two cycles from the average of students scored ≤ 70 M = 64 in the first cycle to M = 72 in the second cycle. Finally, it could be conclude that the use of brainstorming technique by clustering could improve the eighth grade students’ ability in writing recount text at SMPN 1 Maesan in 2016/2017 academic year by giving clear explanation and using clustering instruction in teaching learning recount text to build students’ ideas development.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Destyana Navila (1410231085)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Students’ Writing Ability, Brainstorming Technique by Clustering
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: 29 Apr 2019 02:53
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2019 02:53
URI: http://repository.unmuhjember.ac.id/id/eprint/1696

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