The implementation of Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) to improve students’ writing of descriptive text

Putri Rahmatika, Flora Flora, Tuntun Sinaga


The objectives of this research were to find out whether teaching by using Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) could give improvement toward students’ descriptive text writing or not  and to find out which aspect of writing that improved the most after they have been taught by using Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM). This research was conducted at the first grade of SMPN 10 Bandar Lampung in academic year 2019/2020 using one group pretest posttest design. The sample of this research was VII B class which consisted of 29 students. The result showed that there was an improvement of students’ writing descriptive text after the implementation of PWIM. In addition, all aspects of writing improved regarding to the result, but vocabulary improved the most.  Briefly, referring to the result above, it can be said that PWIM is well applied to improve students’ ability in writing descriptive text and all aspects of writing.

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