Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Intellectuals' Global Responsibility (ICIGR 2017)

The Use of Magic and Fairy Tale Dice to Improve Students' Ability in Writing Narrative Text

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Arbain Arbain, Dedi Rahman Nur
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icigr-17.2018.22How to use a DOI?
Keywords
magic and fairy tale dice game, writing, narrative
Abstract
This research done at first semester students of English Department Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda aimed at finding out whether or not magic and fairy tale dice can game improve students' ability in producing a better narrative text. The research was classroom action research. This research employed classroom action research in the forms descriptive quantitative design. Data were obtained by giving test to the first semester students of English department of Widya Gama Mahakam University before and after the lecture using magic and fairy tale dice. The instruments that were used to collect the data were test as a main instrument and observation checklist as second instrument. The test was used to know students ability in writing narrative text before and after the lecture implementing the use of magic and fairy tale dice. The findings of this study show that, magic and fairy tale dice can be incorporated in writing narrative text. The students can catch the idea because the game will stimulate the imaginations of students. Using magic and fairy tale dice game can be a new atmosphere for the students who have not been taught using a new game before. After the students motivate to study the material, it will revive their imagination to create a narrative text.
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Proceedings
1st International Conference on Intellectuals' Global Responsibility (ICIGR 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2018
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978-94-6252-459-0
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2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icigr-17.2018.22How 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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