Writing is comprehensive ability involving grammar, vocabulary and other elements. This study talks about writing as productive skill in order to help students communicate without doing faceto-face communication and predicted of academic success. To achieve that goal, the teacher must use creative technique in teaching writing. Make a match is one of way to reach the active students to build up their confidence to write and share their ideas in written form. The targets of this research are to know students’ writing skill before and after taught using Make a match technique, and to measure there is any significant effect of using Make a match technique to the students of SMK Muhammadiyah 1 Kediri. An experimental research was operated by the researcher using one group pretest and posttest of quantitative approach. This research was done at SMK Muhammadiyah 1 Kediri. The subject of this research is tenth grade students, the sample of this research was X class consists of 31 students. The students were given pretest, treatment, and posttest. The treatment was applied once to know whether there is any significant effect of using Make a match technique on writing skill. The data result got from students’ score of pretest and posttest that analyzed using t-test formula. The result shows that t-score is higher than t-table in the level significant of 5% (1,729). The mean score of pretest is 68,62 with the total score 1441 and mean score of posttest is 76,43 with the total score 1602. The result of the research shows that there is any significant effect of using Make a match technique, it is proven by the different score between pretest and posttest. By using Make a match technique, the teacher did not use monotonous technique or method in teaching learning activity. This method helps the students to solve their problems in writing skill. They can assume to write text easily and enjoy in the class. Furthermore, the teacher suggests that in applying the technique should be formulated in happy atmosphere in order to make it successful.
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