Enhancement of Student Ability VIIA SMP Negeri 5 Tanggetada in Writing Short Message through Question Answer Method
1Maryam, Siti 2Ihsan, Nur 3La Alu
The background of this thesis, the majority of students difficult to pour ideas and ideas to write messages in the form of short messages in general. The formulation of the problem in this research is: “Are the Use of Question and Answer Methods to achieve the Enhancement of Student Ability of Class VII A of SMP Negeri 5 Tanggetada in Writing Short Message by Using Effective Sentence and Language Language?” The purpose of this study is “to describe the improvement of the ability of students of class VII A SMP Negeri 5 Tanggetada in writing a short message using effective sentence and polite language through question and answer method”. This research was conducted at SMP Negeri 5 Tanggetada academic year 2014/2015 in class VII A even semester on June 11, 2015, until on July 11, 2015, with the number of students 26 students consisting of 11 men and 15 women. The expected benefits of this research are: (1) improving students’ short message writing skills by creating a fun learning environment for students, (2) overcoming the difficulty of writing short message writing experienced by teachers, (3) can gain experience and real insights about the application learning techniques using question and answer techniques to improve the ability to write short messages. The procedures carried out during each cycle are planning, implementation of action, observation, evaluation and analysis and reflection. How to collect data about learning outcomes is taken by giving a short message to each student to be an example, then ordered the students to study the short message that is used as an example, after it is ordered to create a short message, data about self-reflection and changes that occurred taken from teacher observation, while data about student responses is taken through the observation sheet.
The results showed that there was an increase in the students’ learning outcomes on the basic competence of writing short messages. This result is indicated by the student’s score on the action of cycle III increases compared to pre-action, the cycle I, and cycle II. In pre-action there are 10 students or 38,46% that reach completeness, in cycle I there are 14 students or 53,85% which reach mastery, in cycle II there are 20 students or 76,92% who can reach mastery, and in cycle III there is 22 students or 84.62% who can achieve mastery. From this research, it can be concluded that with the application of question and answer method can improve student learning result of class VII A year of lesson 2014/2015 on basic competence to write a short message according to content by using effective sentence and polite language.