Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference Education Culture and Technology, ICONECT 2019, 20-21 August 2019, Kudus, Indonesia

Research Article

The Effect of Constructivism and Whole Language Approach to Poetry Writting Skills

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-8-2019.2288100,
        author={Brigida Sri Purwaningsih},
        title={The Effect of Constructivism and Whole Language Approach to Poetry Writting Skills},
        proceedings={Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference Education Culture and Technology, ICONECT 2019, 20-21 August 2019, Kudus, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONECT},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={constructivism approach whole language poetry writing skills},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-8-2019.2288100}
    }
    
  • Brigida Sri Purwaningsih
    Year: 2019
    The Effect of Constructivism and Whole Language Approach to Poetry Writting Skills
    ICONECT
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-8-2019.2288100
Brigida Sri Purwaningsih1,*
  • 1: Universitas Muria Kudus, Kudus, Central Java 59327, Indonesia
*Contact email: brigida.sri.purwaningsih@gmail.com

Abstract

This research is motivated by the difficulty of elementary students in writing poetry because of (1) the lack of vocabulary from students , (2) the language used is still simple, and (3) unable to express ideas that are appropriate in learning. The teacher also has not tried to implement other approaches that can motivate students to be able to write poetry according to the aspects in poetry. This study aims to find out how much improvement in poetry writing skills of fourth grade students in Group Rajawali Rembang Subdistrict, Rembang Regency using the Constructivism and Whole Language approaches, and to find out the difference between Constructivism and Whole Language approaches in influencing poetry writing skills. This research is a quantitative research that uses a type of quasi-experimental research with experimental groups and control groups selected without random assignment. The population in this study were elementary school students spread in 47 elementary schools with 8 groups located in Rembang District, Rembang Regency. Based on the random sampling technique, 4 elementary schools were assigned as the experimental group and the other 2 elementary schools as the control group. Data analysis techniques is used by grouping the data based on variables, tabulating data and submitting the data for each variable under study. Testing is done using the SPSS 23 program for Windows.