THE USE OF ANIMATION MOVIES TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILL OF NARRATIVE TEXT (AN ACTION RESEARCH CONDUCTED AT THE ELEVENTH GRADE OF SMAN 1 TERAS IN 2010/2011)

FITRIANA, NAFIK (2011) THE USE OF ANIMATION MOVIES TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILL OF NARRATIVE TEXT (AN ACTION RESEARCH CONDUCTED AT THE ELEVENTH GRADE OF SMAN 1 TERAS IN 2010/2011). -.

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    Abstract

    This thesis is written 1) to know whether or not animation movie can improve students‟ writing skill and 2) to identify the class situation when animation movie is implemented in the writing class at the eleventh grade students of SMAN 1 Teras, Boyolali in the academic year of 2010/2011. The method used in this research was classroom action research. The research was conducted in two cycles from March 3rd until April 16th 2011. Every cycle consisted of four steps; planning, implementing, evaluation, and reflection. In collecting the qualitative data, the researcher used observation, questionnaires, interviews, and field notes. In collecting the quantitative data, the researcher used tests (pre-test and post-test). The qualitative data were analyzed using the method stated by Burns (1999: 156) which consists of five steps: assembling the data, coding, comparing, building interpretations, and finally reporting the outcomes. Meanwhile, the quantitative data were analyzed using a descriptive statistic technique. The research findings prove that animation movies could improve the students‟ writing skill of narrative text and the class situation. 1) The improvement of the students‟ writing skill included: (a) The students got easy in exploring ideas in their writing, (b) They could produce the sentences with the better construction and minimize their mistake in English grammar, (c) They were able to use the appropriate word order and used the various words to express their ideas well, (d) They could state the ideas more clearly, organized the ideas better than previous result, used logical sequencing and produced text well in good cohesion and coherence, (e) They were able to demonstrate the convention and minimize the errors and mistakes of spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. 2) The improvement of class situation included: (a) The students focused seriously on their tasks, (b) They involved and participated actively during the lesson, (c) They became more confident in doing the activities during lesson, (d) They were more enthusiastic and were motivated in joining the writing class, (e) They were not getting bored or made noise but they looked happy in the writing class. The mean score had the advancement from the pre-test to the post-test 2. In the pre-test the students got 63.38, while in the post test 1 they got 70.43 and in the post-test 2 they got 78.07. She finds that this research could improve students‟ writing skill and the class situation. It becomes one of appropriate ways in teaching writing.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
    Depositing User: Dyah Pratiwi
    Date Deposited: 03 May 2014 19:38
    Last Modified: 03 May 2014 19:38
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/14708

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