The artisle investigated about an analysis on the students' grammatical error in writing skill of recount text at the tenth grade of SMA Muhammadiyah Rambah. The purpose of this study was to know the grammatical error of the students in part of speech and tense in recount text writing. The indicators are: (a) error in sentence pattern, (b) error in tense, (c) error in pronoun, (d) error in preposition, (e) error in punctuation. From these indicators, the researcher would know the kinds of error that students made in their writings. The research was a qualitative descriptive study. The population was class X in SMA Muhammadiyah Rambah. The Samples were 50 students. The researcher used total sampling to take the samples. The Instrument was writing test. In conclusion, the result showed there was every student made error in each indicator. And the most error that students made was error in tense.