IMPROVING STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT ON WRITING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT THROUGH THINK PAIR SHARE

Siburian, Tiur Asi (2013) IMPROVING STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT ON WRITING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT THROUGH THINK PAIR SHARE. IJLLALW, 03 (03). pp. 30-43. ISSN 2289-3245

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Abstract

Students achivement in writing descriptive text is very low, in this study Think Pair Share (TPS) is applied to solve the problem. Action research is conducted for the result and qualitative and quantitative technique are applied in this research. The subject of this research is grade VIII in Junior High School, Rantau Parapat, North Sumatera, Indonesia. In the first test, the students get the mean of mark 66,4375. It dramatically increases on the second test, which gets 78,125. Additionally, on the third test the mean of student mark reaches a pick on 87,5625. Observation result showed that the students gave their good attitudes and responses during teaching and learning process by applying the application of TPS (Think Pair Share) method. Questionnaire and interview report had helped them in writing descriptive text. It can be conclude that the students achievement is improved when they are taught by TPS Method.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Achievement; Writing; Descriptive Text; Think Pair Share
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni
Depositing User: Mrs Yuni Chairani
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 07:27
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/779

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