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A Study on Cooperative Learning Applied to Teach Writing Narrative Text for Eight Grade at SMP Muhammadiyah 8 Batu

Utama, Ipan Firman (2016) A Study on Cooperative Learning Applied to Teach Writing Narrative Text for Eight Grade at SMP Muhammadiyah 8 Batu. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Keyword : Cooperative learning, Students team achievement division (STAD). Learning English as a foreign language involves four skills that have to be mastered. They are speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Among those language components, writing is also important to learn because writing is also used to communicate. Teaching method is helping teachers to deliver materials. It is hoped that students understand the materials easily. The alternative method that can be used by teacher for teaching writing is Cooperative Learning. Cooperative learning is group learning activity organized so that learning is dependent on the socially structured exchange of information between learners in group and in which each learner in group is held accountable for his or her own learning and is motivated to increase the learning of other. The purpose of this research is to find out the types of cooperative learning used by the English teacher in teaching writing and the way the teacher implements of cooperative learning method in teaching writing. The researcher conducted descriptive research because this research described cooperative learning applied to teach writing narrative text. This research was conducted at SMP Muhammadiyah 8 Batu. The subject in this research was English teacher of grade VIII at SMP Muhammadiyah 8 Batu. The data were collected through interview and observation. The researcher concluded that the type of cooperative learning used by the English teacher in teaching writing was Student Team Achievement Division (STAD) method. The ways teacher implemented Student Team Achievement Division (STAD) were: In Pre-Teaching the teacher greeted the students after that the teacher did the presentation. Then the teacher gave the prompt question to the students related to the material (text narrative). In Whilst-Teaching, the teacher divided the students into six groups and the students joined their friends to make a group. The teacher gave four examples of fable texts (narrative) short then asked the students to choose the assessments prepared by the teacher and the students choose the text and read the text. The teacher asked the students to determine the moral value in the storyÂ’s and asked the students to present their activity and the students did groups presentation. The teacher asked the students to complete the fable text by finding characters, setting, problem, solution, and moral values based on the story and the students completed the fable text based on the story. In Post-Teaching, the teacher asked the questions related to the material and the students answered the questions. The teacher asked the difficulties faced by the students about learning process.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2016 04:01
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2016 04:01

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