THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THINK TALK WRITE STRATEGY TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILL IN PROCEDURE TEXT AT THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP MUHAMMADIYAH 1 PONOROGO IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2013/2014

HARDHIANTI, ALVINA (2014) THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THINK TALK WRITE STRATEGY TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILL IN PROCEDURE TEXT AT THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP MUHAMMADIYAH 1 PONOROGO IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2013/2014. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Ponorogo.

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Hardhianti, Alvina. 2013. The Implementation of Think Talk Write Strategy to Improve Students’ Writing Skill in Procedure Text at The Eighth Grade of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Ponorogo in Academic Year 2013/2014. Thesis. English Department. Faculty of Teacher Training and Education. Muhammadiyah University of Ponorogo. Advisors: (1) Bambang Harmanto, M.Pd. (2) Ana Maghfiroh, M.Pd. Key Words: Think Talk Write Strategy, Writing Skill Writing is a means of communication, especially when the person want to communicate is not right there in front of us. Based on researcher preliminary study, it is found that the students' of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Ponorogo had difficulties in organizing and develop their idea. It had been widely admitted that writing is the most complex and difficult skill compared to the three other skills like listening, speaking and reading. This was because it involves several components such as contents, organization, and language use, which had to be considered when a learner is writing. To solve these problems, think talk write strategy was proposed to be applied in teaching writing. The statement of problem of this research was how implementation of Think Talk Write strategy to improve students writing skill in procedure text at the Eight Grade of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Ponorogo in academic year of 2013/2014. The purpose of this research was to know the implementation of Think Talk Write strategy to improve writing skill in procedure text at the Eight Grade of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Ponorogo in academic year of 2013/2014. The research was conducted in two cycles. Each cycle consisted of two meetings. The subject of this research was the students of the eight grade of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Ponorogo in the academic year of 2013/2014 which consisted of 16 students. The instruments used to collect the data were questionnaires, observation checklists, and test. Based on the result of this research, the implementation of Think Talk Write strategy could improve students’ writing skill at the eight grade students of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Ponorogo, it was seen from the data of score test. In the cycle 1 was known that only 25% who got score above KKM and 75% who got score under KKM. It improved in the cycle 2, all students got score greater than the English KKM. The students were also more active and they had higher motivation to learn. The result of questionnaire stated that there were some improvements from first questionnaire and second questionnaire. The total of the of first questionnaire was 68.95% and the second questionnaire was 83.79%. So, the result of the second cycle was higher than the first questionnaire. The students were more interested, enjoyed, and easier to understand the material. Finally, the researcher gives suggestion that English teachers can use Think Talk Write as altern

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Departement of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Amanda Candra Pratiwi
Date Deposited: 02 May 2014 04:13
Last Modified: 02 May 2014 04:13
URI: http://eprints.umpo.ac.id/id/eprint/490

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