TEACHING WRITING THROUGH COMIC STRIPS IN NARRATIVE TEXT AT SMK MUHAMMADIYAH 2 KEDIRI
TRI RIZKI MAULINA
Universitas Nusantara PGRI Kediri
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ABSTRACT TRI RIZKI MAULINA - The objective of the study was to investigate whether there is a significant effect of comic strips toward the students’ writing skill of narrative text. Conducted at the second grade students of SMK Muhammadiyah 2 Kediri in academic year 2017/2018. In this reserach, the researcher choose writing because writing is one of four basic skills of English that has to be mastered by students. Students in SMK Muhammadiyah 2 Kediri had some problems in writing skill. The researcher chose comic strips as media to improve the second grade students’ narrative writing skill because comic strips were the best media to solve the problem that existed in class XI TKR.
This research used pre-experimental with one group pretest-posttest design with the subject one class of XI TKR that was 31 students. The researcher finished the research by giving the the pretest, treatment and posttest to the students at XI TKR. To analyzing the data, the researcher used SPSS in version 16.
The researcher got the significance difference between the score of two tests. Based on the data analysis, the researcher concludes that the second hypothesis is accepted because t-table at the level of significance 5% refers to -8.945>2.04227. it means that there is significant effect of the use of comic strips in students’ writing skill. Therefore, comic strips as media is effective for students’ writing skill at second grade of SMK Muhammadiyah 2 Kediri 2017/2018.