Using Magic Cards to Improve students’ writing ability for Descriptive Text in English Class
Keywords:Descriptive text, magic card, writing
The aim of the research was to find out how far the improvements of tenth grade students’ skills were in writing descriptive text as a result of the use of magic card media. The research was conducted in tenth grade at SMKN 4 Bengkulu city in the second semester of the Academic Year 2016- 2017. This research was also conducted to find out the students’ improvement levels of knowledge and learning attitudes during the learning period. The method used in the research was Classroom Action Research with technique of cycles, consisting of cycle I and cycle II. The data collection tool used for quantitative data was in the form of written daily test and the tools for qualitative data were observation, self-reflection, and peer-review sheets as well as performance appraisal rubrics. The research results showed that magic card media could improve the skills in writing descriptive text.
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