Proceedings of the 3rd English Language and Literature International Conference, ELLiC, 27th April 2019, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Color-Coded Graphic Organizer for Empowering Students’ Writing

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2285375,
        author={Mega Mulianing Maharani},
        title={Color-Coded Graphic Organizer for Empowering Students’ Writing },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd English Language and Literature International Conference, ELLiC, 27th April 2019, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ELLIC},
        year={2019},
        month={7},
        keywords={color-coded graphic organizer writing},
        doi={10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2285375}
    }
    
  • Mega Mulianing Maharani
    Year: 2019
    Color-Coded Graphic Organizer for Empowering Students’ Writing
    ELLIC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2285375
Mega Mulianing Maharani1,*
  • 1: Universitas Islam Sultan Agung Semarang, Jalan Raya Kaligawe Km.4 Semarang
*Contact email: megamulianing@unissula.ac.id

Abstract

This study investigated color-coded graphic organizer for empowering students’ writing. The main aim was to know the students’ writing after color-coded graphic organizer was applied. Following action research methodology, the study discussed the students’ writing from two sources: writing and questionnaire. The questionnaire result showed that the biggest problematic sentences was detail sentences, 76%. The writing result after the first intervention showed that the students’ writing were vary: their topic was written clearly and the details were correlating the topic; the orientation was written completely, the complicatiton and reorientation were organized well; their sentences were grammatically good except four students; their vocabularies were not very poor; their sentences were written in an appropriate mechanic. However, the writing result after the second intervention showed that there was a student who could not fullfill the criterias of good writing which were about content, organization, grammar, vocabulary and mechanic. In short, the writer could say that color-coded graphic organizer empowered the students’ writing. It linked planning stage with drafting and a writing product.