The Effectiveness of Teaching Writing Recount Text through Clustering Technique

Helidatasa Utami, Patuan Raja, Flora Nainggolan


The aim of this study was to find out whether there was a statistically significant increase of students writing ability in recount texts after they were taught through clustering technique. This research was quantitative research. The subjects of this research were 31 students. The writing test was administrated as the instrument of the research. The data were analyzed by using t-test value with the significant level p<0.05 through SPSS version 17.0. The result showed that there was a statistically significant increase of students writing ability. This suggests that teaching writing using clustering technique facilitates the students to develop the ideas easily.

Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk meneliti apakah ada peningkatan pada kemampuan siswa dalam menulis teks recount setelah belajar melalui tehnik clustering. Penelitian ini adalah penelitian kuantitatif. Subjek penelitian sebanyak 31 siswa. Tes menulis digunakan sebagai alat untuk pengambilan data. Data yang diperoleh dianalisis menggunakan t-test dengan tingkat signifikan level p<0.05 menggunakan SPPS versi 17.0. Hasil menunjukkan bahwa terdapat perbedaan signifikan secara statistik pada pencapaian menulis siswa. Dapat disarankan bahwa pengajaran menulis menggunakan tehnik clustering dapat membuat siswa terlibat kreatif dalam pembelajaran dan dapat membantu mengembangkan ide dengan mudah.

Kata kunci: tehnik clustering, teks recount, menulis.

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