Teaching writing is an activity in which a teacher teaches students to show their skill in written product. To make students interest in writing, a teacher should choose the best technique or method. This research used buzz group technique to teach explanation text. The purposes of this research are to know the effectiveness of teaching writing using buzz group technique. The specific purposes are to find out: (1) How is the students' writing ability is after being taught using buzz group?, and (2) How is the result of each aspect of writing after being taught using buzz group? The research method used in this research was quantitative research method. Then, the research design is a pre-experimental research by using post-test. Next, the sample of this research was the students of 11 IPA 4 at MAN 1 Kota Kediri which has frothy students. After that, this research also analyzed the students' result in each aspect. The aspects are idea, organization, grammar and vocabulary. The result of the research shows that the students' score after being taught using buzz group technique is effective. It can be seen from the mean of post-test and the mean of score in each aspects of writing. The mean of post-test is 69.53. After that, there are the mean of each aspect: the mean of idea is 98.75, the mean of organization is 51.25, the mean of grammar is 56.25, and the mean of vocabulary is 71.87. Thus, buzz group technique is effective to teach writing to the eleventh grades students at MAN 1 Kota Kediri, eventhough the mean of organization and grammar is still under score.
Keywords: Teaching Writing, Technique, Buzz Group
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