Tuesday, June 12, 2012 skripsi
TEACHING NARRATIVE TEXT IN IMPROVING WRITING TO THE TENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMA NEGERI 1
The final project is about the teaching narrative texts in improving writing
skill to the tenth grade students of SMA N 1 Petarukan. Teaching writing to Senior
High School is not an easy task. It requires a lot of creativity from a professional
The object of the study is to find out the students’ achievement in writing
narrative texts. It is expected that the research would be useful for the teachers and
students in language teaching and learning process.
The subject of the study is the tenth grade students of SMA N 1 Petarukan,
Pemalang in the academic year of 2005 / 2006. There were 42 students (25 girls and
17 boys). The writer took all of them as the subject of the study. The technique used
for collecting data is pre-test and post-test and interview. First, the writer gave a pretest.
It was conducted at the beginning of the research. Second, the second activity
was held. It was continued with the third activity, the fourth activity, the fifth activity,
the sixth activity and post-test was conducted. At last the teacher made interview with
the students about the difficulties in writing.
The result of the study was that the students’ progress during teaching and
learning activity by using narrative texts to improve writing skill was good. The
students’ achievement in writing was improved, it was supported by the significance
result of the pre-test was 62.09%; writing the first draft on the first cycle was 65.52%;
writing the second draft 71.53%; writing the final copy was 74.38%; writing the first
draft on the second cycle was 72%; writing the second draft was 75.42% and writing
the final copy was 79.71%.
Therefore, teachers should always try to create an interesting text for their
teaching. Based on the result, teachers can apply narrative text to improve the
students’ writing skill.