Improving Student Ability of Class X.1 SMA Negeri 1 Latambaga Connecting Poems Content with Reality of Nature, Social Culture and Society through Method of Discussion with Picture Media
1Nurfaida 2Alu, La 3Nasir, Agus
This research is motivated by the fact that speaking ability of grade X.1 students of SMA Negeri 1 Latambaga especially connect the contents of poetry with the reality of nature, social culture and society is not enough. Referring to the fact the authors are interested to conduct research ability of students of class X.1 SMA Negeri 1 Latambaga through the media images. The problem of this research is “How to improve the ability of students of class X.1 SMA Negeri 1 Latambaga connect the contents of poetry with the reality of nature, social culture and society through the method of discussion with the media images. The benefits of this research are to help students in overcoming difficulties in learning, especially connecting the contents of poetry with the reality of nature, social culture and society, motivating students to learn, and train students to speak with express opinions. This research includes classroom action research (PTK). Setting this research was conducted in SMA 1 Latambaga Kolakaasi District Kolaka Regency. The subjects of this study are students of class X.1 SMA Negeri 1 Latambaga academic year 2015/2016 which amounted to 30 people but who attend the PTK only amounted to 28 people, and 28 people can be used as data or sample research in order to obtain maximum results. The method used is the method of discussion. Factors studied were (1) student learning outcomes, (2) student factors. The procedure or research design is (1) Planning, (2) Action, (3) observation, (4) Reflection. The procedure of action in cycle I is planning, action, observation and reflection. Class action procedures in cycle II remain the same in cycle I that consists of planning, action, observation and reflection. The instrument of this research is the test and non-test. Non-toxic instruments used in this study were observation sheets, journals, interviews and documentation. The test technique is in the form of a command to students to analyze a poem and connect the contents of poetry with the reality of nature, social culture and society then presenting in front of the class with friends of his group. This research is first held pre-action then continue research of cycle I and cycle II. The results on Pre-action obtained with the average value of 65.10 then the value of cycle I obtained the average value of students with the results of the evaluation is 72.60 while at the stage of cycle II has increased and the result is 82.57. So it can be concluded that with the use of image media students’ class X.1 SMA Negeri 1 latambaga in connecting the contents of poetry with the reality of nature, social culture and society Kolakaasi District Kolaka Regency has increased, and this research has been successfully implemented.