TEACHING VOCABULARY USING ENGLISH CROSSWORD PUZZLE AS AN ALTERNATIVE MEDIUM TO IMPROVE VOCABULARY MASTERY: AN ACTION RESEARCH AT SDN 1 BADAKARYA BANJARNEGARA

DARYANTI, DARYANTI (2008) TEACHING VOCABULARY USING ENGLISH CROSSWORD PUZZLE AS AN ALTERNATIVE MEDIUM TO IMPROVE VOCABULARY MASTERY: AN ACTION RESEARCH AT SDN 1 BADAKARYA BANJARNEGARA. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta.

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Abstract

The research is aimed at finding out whether or not English crossword puzzle can improve the students’ vocabulary mastery. In order to achieve the purpose the writer conducted a classroom action research. The action research was conducted in the fourth year of SDN 1 Badakarya Banjarnegara. In this research, the writer taught vocabulary using English crossword puzzle. There were two cycles. Each cycle consisted of planning, implementing, observing, and reflecting. To solve the problems in teaching vocabulary the writer conducte action research. The result of the study shows that after the writer conducts the action, the students’ vocabulary mastery is higher than before. It can be seen from the result of the observation of the students’ activities during the action and the mean score of written test in pre-test and post-test. Meanwhile, the writer used pre-test and post-test to find the significant difference between the students’ achievement before and after the action. The result of post-test is greater than the pre-test. It means that there is a significant difference of students’ achievement before and after the action. So, it can be concluded that teaching vocabulary using English crossword puzzle can improve students’ vocabulary mastery.

Item Type: Karya ilmiah (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: vocabulary, crossword puzzle, vocabulary mastery
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Siti Nuzilah
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2009 08:35
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 13:11
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/3566

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