Improving vocabulary mastery trough reading folktales to the eight grade students of SMP Negeri 2 Sidayu

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Ilmiyah, Zahrotul (2010) Improving vocabulary mastery trough reading folktales to the eight grade students of SMP Negeri 2 Sidayu. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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English is international language which is very important in the world communication. Therefore the English has been taught in all of school level based on the curriculum. The first and main step in learning English as second language is mastering the vocabulary. Without master any vocabulary the students will not be able to develop the four skills in learning second language, thus are listening, reading, speaking and writing. In this thesis, the researcher tried to prove the theory that reading text can enrich the vocabulary mastery. Therefore the researcher determined to conduct her research improving vocabulary through reading folktale. She chose folktale as material because it is fun for teaching to motivate students in reading the texts. The design of this research is Collaborative Classroom Action Research. The researcher conducted four cycles in four meetings. One cycle consist of four elements thus are: planning, implementing, observing and reflecting. Moreover, the researcher used instruments to collect the data they are observation checklist, field notes, questionnaire and the score of students. The researcher discussed the data as the result of study in descriptive qualitative manner. In the implementing of study, the researcher conducted the activities, thus are: reading folktale, identify the word classes, guessing the meaning of word considering the context, opening the dictionary to look for difficult word, drilling the list vocabulary, and memorizing. After the implementing the study, the researcher gave the students vocabulary test to measure the improvement after implementing the material. The data of test score stated that the students could reach the Standard Minimal Score and it always increases in every meeting. Inaddition, the researcher gave the students questionnaire sheet to check their response after getting the material. Considering the result of questionnaire, the researcher concluded that most of students like the material of this study. Finally, this research is expected to give useful contribution for teacher and students in teaching learning process of English lesson. Moreover, it is also expected become references to help other researcher whether they want to conduct wider the research study in the same field.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Ilmiyah, Zahrotul--UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Pendidikan > Strategi Belajar Mengajar
Keywords: Vocabulary mastery; reading folktales
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Editor : Abdun Nashir------
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2018 02:16
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 02:16

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