IMPROVING STUDENTS’ NARRATIVE TEXT WRITING THROUGH STUDENT TEAM ACHIEVEMENT DIVISION (STAD) METHOD

Ratih Kurniasari, Regina Regina, Eusabinus Bunau

Abstract


The aim of this research is to find out how the use of Student Team Achievement Division (STAD) improves students’ narrative text writing. This research was Classroom Action Research (CAR) which was conducted in two cycles. The research subject was XI IAI students of MAN 1 Pontianak consists of 38 students. The researcher collected the data of students’ improvement in writing from students’ results of writing narrative text, observation checklist, and field notes. It was found that students’ narrative text writing improved from cycle 1 to cycle 2. The implementation of STAD improved students' skill to compose narrative text corresponding with the aspects of writing: content, organization, vocabulary, language use, and mechanics. Besides that, the students’ teamwork and the courage to answer questions also increased due to the rewards given by the researcher. Therefore, the researcher recommends using STAD as a technique to teach writing narrative text.


Keywords


Classroom Action Research; STAD; Writing Narrative Text

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26418/jeep.v3i2.54281

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