Improving the Students’ Achievement on Vocabulary through Cartoon Film at the Second Year of SMP Negeri 3 Kolaka
1Patu, Serni Datu 2Sutikno 3Kadaruddin
This research was designed to improve the students’ achievement on vocabulary through cartoon film at the second year of SMP Negeri 3 Kolaka. The research question of the research was “How is the improvement of the students’ achievement on vocabulary through cartoon film at the second year of SMP Negeri 3 Kolaka”. The objective of the research was to describe the students’ vocabulary improvement through cartoon film at the second year of SMP Negeri 3 Kolaka. The researcher expects that the result of this research was useful and helpful information for both English teacher and the students in improving their English vocabulary through cartoon film. This research was focused on improving the students’ achievement on vocabulary through cartoon film at the second year of SMP Negeri 3 Kolaka. The researcher has used Dora the Explorer film.
The design of the research was collaborative Classroom Action Research (CAR). It means that, when applying this research, researcher collaborated with one of the classroom English teachers of SMP Negeri 3 Kolaka. The subject if this research is the students of the second year of SMP Negeri 3 Kolaka, especially in class VIIIC. It consists of 21 students. This research was conducted in two cycles which consisted of preliminary research, planning, implementing, observing, analyzing, and reflecting.
The result of the study showed that cartoon film could improve the students’ vocabulary achievement. The improvement can be seen on two points of views, namely process and product.
In the forming process, the students’ attitudes improved from time to time reflected from the result of observation. It can be proved from the result of the observation sheet for students. In the first cycle students’ average score was 65%, it belongs to good and it improved 92,5% in the last meeting of cycle two.
In the form of product, the improvement can be examined from the result of the vocabulary test. In the first cycle students’ average 75,71 0r 71,42%. in another word, only fifteen of 21 students could achieve the criteria of success. It was 65. It improved become 91,66 or 100% students achieved the criteria for success in the second cycle. In another word, all the students could achieve the criteria for success.
Keyword: Improve Vocabulary, Achievement, and Cartoon Film.