Enhancing the L1 Primary Students' Achievement in Writing Paragraph by Using Pictures

Jl Willem, Iskandar Pasar
2013 International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies   unpublished
Lecturing method is a very old method and makes students become bored during the teaching learning process especially in writing paragraphs. This case was occurred in teaching learning process of L 1 learners on primary level in Indonesia. This problem is solved by using picture as media for teaching writing paragraph. The scope of this study is focus on L 1 learners on first grade primary level in Indonesia and on writing paragraph topic of subject. The objective of this study is to find out
more » ... e improvement of students' achievement in writing paragraph by using pictures. Significance of this study is to motivate students, improve readers' knowledge about picture as media for teaching paragraph writing skill. Quantitative and qualitative approaches were conducted to get the data for this research. Factually, in the result of the research, the mean score of students sharply increases from the first evaluation to the second evaluation, which is from 65.25 to 85.50. Additionally, there is 80% of percentage range between the first evaluation and second evaluation, which are 20 % and 100% respectively. From the qualitative data, the researcher discovered that both of teacher and students said that picture is an appropriate media for teaching and learning paragraph writing skill. All in all, from the finding it can be concluded that by using picture, the L 1 Primary students' achievement in writing paragraph is significantly enhanced.