IMPROVING THE TENTH GRADE STUDENTS’ RECOUNT TEXT WRITING ACHIEVEMENT BY USING CARTOON VIDEO AT SMK NEGERI 5 JEMBER
Fanandri Andika H.
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The data collection methods used was writing test and observation in the form of checklist to get the primary data The data were analyzed statistically. The action had been implemented in two cycles in order to achieve the criteria of success of this classroom action research. The first cycle was done in three meetings, twice for the teaching and once the test. The result of the classroom observation showed that 58.3% in meeting 1 and 77.8% in meeting 2 of the students were active during the teaching learning process. It showed that there was improvement of the students’ active participation from meeting 1 to meeting 2, but it had not achieved the average target criteria of success of the research that was 70% or more of the students were active in the teaching learning process because the average of meeting 1 and 2 was 68.5%. In addition, the result of the writing test in cycle 1 had not achieved the criteria of success of the research that was 70% or more the students got at least 75 in the writing achievement test. The percentage of the students who got score at least 75 was only 19 out of 36 students or 52.8%. Based on the result of Cycle 1, Cycle 2 was conducted with some revision to solve the problems found in Cycle 1. The weaknesses occurred in the implementation of the action were the students might not be accustomed with the teacher, the students were directly asked to do the task after getting the explanation from the teacher that make them easily got bored, and the student were confused when they tried to apply some grammar and mechanics that had been used in the writing test of recount text. The result of observation and writing test in Cycle 2 showed an improvement. In the observation, there was improvement of the average of students’ active participation from 68.5% in Cycle 1 to 82% in Cycle 2. The result of writing test showed that there was improvement from 52.8% in Cycle 1 to 77.8% in Cycle 2 of the students achieved the score 75 or more. Based on the result, it can be concluded that the actions in Cycle 2 had achieved the criteria of success of the research. The result of Cycle 1 to the Cycle 2 showed an improvement as well as achieved the criteria of success. Finally, it can be summarized that using cartoon video was able to improve the tenth grade students’ recount text writing achievement at SMKN 5 Jember in 2013/2014 academic year.