Improving Students’ Writing Skill Using Brainstorming Technique for grade VII (Seventh) in SMP AL – KAUTSAR Tanjungpinang.

Eryansyah, Ria and Satria, Agust and Nana, Raihana Askurny Improving Students’ Writing Skill Using Brainstorming Technique for grade VII (Seventh) in SMP AL – KAUTSAR Tanjungpinang. Improving Students’ Writing Skill Using Brainstorming Technique for grade VII (Seventh) in SMP AL – KAUTSAR Tanjungpinang.. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study is intended to improve the ability to write descriptive text through brainstorming techniques for class VIII students at Al - Kautsar Junior High School Tanjungpinang in the 2018/2019 academic year. This research is qualitative. It consists of two cycles. Researchers work collaboratively with English teachers in implementing actions. The data of this study are mostly qualitative although there are several quantitative data. Qualitative data is obtained by observing the teaching and learning process during the implementation of the action, and giving some questions to class VIII students of Al - Kautsar Tanjungpinang Middle School and English teachers as collaborators, while quantitative data is obtained through student assessment. ability to write descriptive text through pre-test and post-test. Data in the form of field notes, interview transcripts, and test scores. The results of this study indicate that the application of brainstorming techniques in writing classes is believed to be effective for improving students' ability to write descriptive texts. Brainstorming techniques help students to generate ideas and organize them into paragraphs. They can set the time for writing more effectively and perform writing tasks more leverage. The students also felt that brainstorming techniques helped them improve their writing skills. This implies that the application of brainstorming techniques in writing instructions has a positive effect on improving student performance and achievement in writing descriptive texts. Referring to the results of the study, brainstorming can improve students' ability to write descriptive texts in terms of encouraging students to start by writing. Brainstorming facilitates students to activate their knowledge before they practice their writing. This helps them generate ideas more effectively and release their anxiety that causes the writer's block. Using this technique, students can feel comfortable doing writing assignments. Keywords: Writing, Descriptive Text, Brainstorming Technique.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Division: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Ria Eryansyah Eryansyah
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2019 02:05
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2019 02:05
URI: http://repository.umrah.ac.id/id/eprint/3248

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