Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Arts Language and Culture (ICALC 2019)

The Application of Story Mapping Technique to Improve Writing Skills

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Sriati Usman, Andini Safitri, Mochtar Marhum
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Sriati Usman
Available Online 25 March 2020.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200323.059How to use a DOI?
Keywords
application, story mapping, technique, writing skills
Abstract
This research aims to find out whether or not the application of the story mapping technique can improve the writing skills of Grade X students of SMK Negeri 3 Palu. The type of this research was a quasi-experimental research design that involved two groups; experimental and control. The population was Grade X students of SMK Negeri 3 Palu. The sample was selected by applying purposive sampling technique. They were X RPL A consisting of 30 students (experimental group) and X TSM A consisting of 34 students (the control group). The experimental group was given the treatment, while the control group was not. The technique of data collection was test. They were pre-test and post-test. The result of data analysis indicated that there was a significant difference between the post-test results of two groups. By applying two tails test at 0.05 level of significance with 60 degrees of freedom (df) or 62-2=60, it was found that the t-counted (8.462) was greater than the t-table (1.669). It means that the research hypothesis is accepted. In conclusion, the application of story mapping technique can improve writing skills of Grade X students of SMK particularly in writing English Narrative Text. The result of this research will be very beneficial for future studies, especially for the English teacher of junior and senior high school or lecturer of English Education Study Program. They can apply this technique in their daily instructional process, as well as they can conduct a class action or experimental research by applying the story mapping technique. In addition, this technique can not only for teaching writing but it also can be applied for teaching reading. By doing so, the future study can be also focused on Improving reading skills through story mapping technique.
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Proceedings
4th International Conference on Arts Language and Culture (ICALC 2019)
Publication Date
25 March 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-939-7
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200323.059How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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