THE INFLUENCE OF A PEER ASSISTED WRITING ACTIVITY ON NARRATIVE WRITING SKILL OF THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS AT SMAN 2 DUMAI

Rani Nofrianti, (2011) THE INFLUENCE OF A PEER ASSISTED WRITING ACTIVITY ON NARRATIVE WRITING SKILL OF THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS AT SMAN 2 DUMAI. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau.

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Abstract

Writing is one of the language skills that should be mastered by the students. Based on the syllabus, especially at SMAN 2 Dumai, there are two basic competences. First, expressing the meaning in short functional texts either formal or informal by using written language accurately and fluently. Second, expressing the steps of rhetorical accurately and fluently by using written language in recount texts, narrative texts, and procedure texts. Thus, the first year students of senior high school should master to write some genres, one of them is narrative texts. In reality, the students narrative writing skill still low, although the teacher already explain of the material and also give the assignment to the students. Because of that, the writer offers a technique in teaching narrative writing skill named A Peer Assisted Writing Activity. The main focus of this research is to find out whether there is any significant influence of a peer assisted writing activity on narrative writing skill at the first year students of SMAN 2 Dumai or not. The subject of this research was the first year students of SMAN 2 Dumai. The total of population was 384 students. In this research, the writer took 80 students as the sample. They were divided into two groups: 40 students for control group and 40 students for experimental group. In choosing the sample the writer used cluster random sampling technique. In collecting data, the writer used test. Then, in analyzing the data, the writer used independent sample T-test by using SPSS 17 version. After conducting the research, analyzing and calculating the data by using SPPS 17 Version, is found that the result of students’ narrative writing skill taught by conventional method at the first year students of SMAN 2 Dumai was categorized into enough category. It could be proved which is the mean score was 64.83, the result of students’ narrative writing skill taught by a peer assisted writing activity at the first year students of SMAN 2 Dumai was categorized into good category. It could be proved which is the mean score was 78.15. In addition, the result of the influence of a peer assisted writing activity on narrative writing skill at the first year students of SMAN 2 Dumai was significant both in of 1% (1.99) and 5% (2.64), the T- obtained was 9.470. Consequently, the writer concludes that the null hypothesis is rejected (HO), whereas the alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted. It means that there is a significant influence of a peer assisted writing activity on narrative writing skill at the first year students of SMAN 2 Dumai. In other words, A Peer Assisted Writing Activity is appropriate technique in teaching narrative text at SMAN 2 Dumai.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Pendidikan > 373 Pendidikan Tingkat Sekolah Lanjutan > 373.238 Sekolah Menengah Atas, SMA
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: eva sartika
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2015 08:11
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2015 08:11
URI: http://repository.uin-suska.ac.id/id/eprint/287

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