IMPROVING STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY MASTERY USING FLASHCARD (A Classroom Action Research on Fifth Grade Students of SD N Mojosari in 2009/2010 Academic Year)

Fajarini, Marik Nur (2013) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY MASTERY USING FLASHCARD (A Classroom Action Research on Fifth Grade Students of SD N Mojosari in 2009/2010 Academic Year). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    The aims of the research are: (1) to know whether or not flashcards can improve the students‟ vocabulary mastery (2) to describe the imp lementation flashcards solve the vocabulary mastery problems and (3) to identify what the strength and weaknesses of flashcards when it is implemented in teaching and learning English vocabulary. The method used in this research is collaborative classroom action research. The research was conducted May until June 2010.The subject of the study is the fifth grade students of SD N Mojosari in the academic year of 2009/2010. It is carried out in two cycles. Each cycle consists of three meeting and consists of 7 0 minutes. The data collected through observation, interview, field note, research diaries, photograph, pre-test and post-test. The qualitative data analyzed through the step of assembling the data, comparing the data, building interpretations, and reporting outcomes. Meanwhile, the quantitative data analyzed by comparing the mean score of pre-test and post-test. The research findings showed that flashcards improve students‟ vocabulary mastery. The research finding include: 1) the students‟ pronounce words correctly. But, it needs extra time to drill and repeat in drilling one word; 2) the students easy to memorize many words. They can directly know the meaning by looking and imagining the picture flashcards ; 3) the students use words correctly. They made fewer mistakes in implementing the words in the right contexts; 4) the students can spell words correctly. The researcher uses the combination of word and picture flashcards in practice spelling to the students; 5) the result of the final test conveys that there was a significant progress on the students‟ achievement in doing vocabulary test after the research conducted. Their achievement could be seen from their performance in teaching learning process and from the scores that improve gradually in every test. The mean score of pre-test is 43.68 and improves to 57.71 in post-test 1. And rises to 70.69 in post test 2.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: Lia Primadani
    Date Deposited: 06 May 2014 21:08
    Last Modified: 06 May 2014 21:08
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/15200

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