An Analysis of Students' Ability in Writing Descriptive Text at Tenth Grade of SMAN 2 Tnajungpinang

Anggraini, Dini Trisni and Muhammad, Candra and Subroto, Gatot An Analysis of Students' Ability in Writing Descriptive Text at Tenth Grade of SMAN 2 Tnajungpinang. An Analysis of Students' Ability in Writing Descriptive Text at Tenth Grade of SMAN 2 Tanjungpinang. (Submitted)

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Abstract

The aims of this study are to find out the students’ ability in writing descriptive text particulary in its organization aspect and their formatting mistakes. Descriptive text is a text that describe particular person, animal, place, or thing in order to give information to the reader in written form. This study uses quantitative method. The sample of this study are the 52 students of science major at tenth grade of SMAN 2 Tanjungpinang. The researcher uses the simple random technique to select the sample. The instrument which used in this study is test. The researcher adapts Brown’s writing rubric for descriptive text in organization aspect to analyse the students’ descriptive text and calculates the result using mean formula. To analyse the students’ formatting mistakes, the researcher adapts Oshima and Hogue’s scoring rubric and uses the percentage formula to calculate the result. The result of this research are most of the science students has fair ability in writing descriptive text in organization aspect, and the formatting mistakes that mostly they commit is “the writing is not tidy” (34,6%).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Division: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Dini Trisni Anggraini
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2018 03:57
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2018 03:57
URI: http://repository.umrah.ac.id/id/eprint/1148

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