The Effect of Using Clustering in Teaching Descriptive Text Writing to the Seventh Graders at SMP 3 PSKD Jakarta

Jessica Sarah Agustina
Journal article Journal of English Teaching • June 2017 Indonesia

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The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of using clustering in teaching descriptive text writing skill to the seventh graders at SMP 3 PSKD Jakarta. It involved two groups: control and experimental. This implemented in different techniques; conventional method and clustering technique. The conventional method was implemented in the control class; while the clustering technique was implemented in the experimental class. Based on the findings, it was concluded that students need a technique to build students' interested in writing. However, it should not be the only technique used to improve students' writing skill.   Keywords: Experimental research, clustering technique, descriptive text writing




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