Improving Class VIII D Students’ Participation and Vocabulary Achievement by Using Crossword Puzzles At SMPN 1 Tanggul
Wijaputra, Bambang Arya
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This research investigated the improvement of students’ participation and vocabulary achievement by using crossword puzzles in the classroom. The research design was classroom action research conducted in two cycles. The research subjects were the eighth grade students and the research area was at SMP N 1 Tanggul. The data were collected by using observation and vocabulary achievement test, interview and documentation. The collected data were analyzed statistically by using percentage formula. The students’ participation improved from 63.86% in Cycle 1 to 79.43% in Cycle 2. Meanwhile, the students’ vocabulary achievement improved from 70.27% in Cycle 1 to 83.78%.in cycle 2. In conclusion, using crossword puzzles improved the selected eighth grade students' participation and vocabulary achievement at the school.
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