IMPROVING WRITING SKILL OF THE TENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMK PGRI 3 DENPASAR IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018 THROUGH THINK PAIR SHARE

Categorie(s):
   improving, think pair share, writing skill.
Author(s):
   A.A MADE ADI DWI ARINI
Tahun:
   2018
NIM Mahasiswa:
 1401882030086
Item Type:
 Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Info:
 R/1640/FKIP-ING
Advisor:
Nengah Dwi Handayani,S.Pd.,M.Pd.
Ni Luh Putu Dian Sawitri,S.Pd.,M.Pd.

Keyword(s):
improving, think pair share, writing skill.
Abstract :
Writing is one of the language skills which need a great attention because writing is very difficult to be learned and mastered by the students. Therefore, this study was mainly intended to figure out whether think pair share could improve the subjects writing skill. The research design which was used in this study was classroom action research. The subjects were the tenth grade students of SMK PGRI 3 Denpasar in academic year 2017/2018 which consist of 44 students which comprised 25 males and 19 females. The data were collected through administering pre-test, post-test and questionnaire. Based on the result of pre-test which was carried out in the pre-cycle, it pointed out that the subjects descriptive text writing skill was still low, where the score was 59.52. The present classroom action research was then carried out through implementing think pair share in two planned cycles. The result of the post-test 1 was 66.34 and in the post-test 2 was 77.41. Actually each cycle obviously showed that there was significant improvement of the subjects descriptive text writing skill. Furthermore, the result of the questionnaire showed that there were positive responses of the subjects to the implementation of think pair share. The proportional percentage figures of the questionnaire showed that there were 44.60% of the subjects strongly agree, 43.17% agree, 12.23% quite agree on the implementation think pair share. As the result, the present classroom action research showed that think pair share could improve writing skill of the tenth grade students of SMKPGRI 3 Denpasar in academic year 2017/2018.