THE USE OF SNOWBALL THROWING GAME TO IMPROVE STUDENT WRITING SKILL ON DESCRIPTIVE TEXT (A Classroom Action Research Conducted in Seventh Grade Student of MTs N Gondangrejo in Academic Year of 2015/2016)

Tri, Wahyuni and Novianni, Anggraeni, M.Pd (2016) THE USE OF SNOWBALL THROWING GAME TO IMPROVE STUDENT WRITING SKILL ON DESCRIPTIVE TEXT (A Classroom Action Research Conducted in Seventh Grade Student of MTs N Gondangrejo in Academic Year of 2015/2016). skripsi thesis, IAIN Surakarta.

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Abstract

Keyword : Classroom Action Research, Writing, Snowball Throwing Game, Descriptive Text. The objective of this study are: (1) To describe the implementation of Snowball Throwing Game in seventh grade student of MTs N Gondangrejo especially F class in academic year of 2015/2016. (2) To identify the improvement of students writing skill on descriptive text of seventh grade students in MTs N Gondangrejo especially F class in academic year of 2015/2016 by Snowball Throwing Game. The method of this research was a Classroom Action Research (CAR). This research started from November until January 2016.The subjects of this research was VII F class students of MTs N Gondangrejo in academic year of 2015/2016. This research conducted in two cycles of action with three meetings in cycle I and two meeting in cycle II. In every findings of meetings consisted of identifying, planning, implementing, observing, reflecting, and revising. The reflection of the findings also happened in the end of cycle I and cycle II. The data were collected by observation, interview, and test (pre-test and post-test) .Then, the data were analyzed by qualitative (triangulation) and quantitative data analysis (rather reliability). The researcher findings showed that there was improvement of students’ writing skill and class situation of English class. The use Snowball Throwing Game could improve the positive writing class situation and the students writing skill on descriptive text. The score of Minimum Mastery Criterion- Kriteria Ketuntasan Minimum (KKM) of English lesson is 66,75. The improvement of students’ writing skill can be seen from the improvement of the mean score of pre-test, post-test one and post-test two , that is 51,6, 77,83 and 84,10. While, the implementation of Snowball Throwing game improves class situation and students’ activity. The improvement of classroom situation and students’ activity during teaching and learning process occurred includes: (1) almost all students give more attention. (2) students’ practice in writing class can increase, (3) students’ participation, interest, and motivation can increase. (4) writing class situation can be more fun. In conclusion, the implementation of Snowball Throwing Game can improve students’ writing skill on descriptive text and students’ positive activity in English class. The researcher hopes that it will inspire the English teachers to conduct Snowball Throwing Game in their English class.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Education
300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Education > 372 Elementary education
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2017 01:40
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 01:40
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/750

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