Improving the Students’ Vocabulary Mastery by Using Synectic Comparison Strategy at the Seventh Grade MTsS Baitul ArqomPolinggona
1Nurjanah, Ai 2Roslina 3Puspita, Citra Prasiska
Design of this research was a collaborative Classroom Action Research (CAR). In means that the applying of this research, the researcher collaborated with one of classroom English teacher at the school.This research aimed at describing the students’ vocabulary mastery through Synectic Comparison Strategy at the seventh grade of MTsS Baitul Arqom Polinggona. This research referenced to the spiral model which was procedured by setting up preliminary research, planning, implementing (action), observing, analyzing, and reflecting. This research was conducted for students in academic year 2015/2016 especially in class VIIB. The number students in this class were 21 students. This research was conducted in two cycles.
Data was collected through vocabulary test and observation sheets. The result of the cycle one showed the students only reached average 50.7 There were 3 of 21 students or 14.28% got the score greater than or equal to 66.And the observation result of the students’ activitieswas 3,5means”poor” in first meeting, became4,0 means “poor” , in the second meeting and 6,5 (average) in the third meeting.
Meanwhile in the second cycle, the average of the students’ value was 62.8 there were 16 of 21 students or 76,1% got the greater than or equal to 66. The average of students’ observation sheet was 7,5 means ’average’in the first meeting,became 8,5 means “average” in the second meetingand improved became 9,8 means “good” in the third meeting.So it can be concluded that synectic comparison strategy can improve the students’ vocabulary mastery at the seventhgrade ofMTsS Baitul Arqom Polinggona.
Key words : Vocabulary Mastery and Synectic Comparison Strategy