IMPROVING STUDENTS’ WRITING ABILITY IN REPORT TEXT BY USING P.I.E STRATEGY

Cicih Nuraeni

Abstract


This research was conducted to address some classroom problems experienced by the teacher and the students of third semester in STIBA Nusa Mandiri. In the preliminary study, the teacher found the problems that the students’ have poor writing ability. The students were reluctant to write because they felt that writing was the difficult skill for them. The students often found the difficult to develop their ideas into a piece of writing. To address these problems, the teacher used P.I.E (Point, Illustration and Explanation) strategy to enhance teaching writing activity in class and to improve students’writing ability in writing a report text. This strategy used the basic concept of brainstorming method where the students had to brainstorm their ideas into three stages of Point, Illustration and Explanation. The method of the research was descriptive qualitative, data that were collected from the teaching and learning activities and students’ opinion. In conclusion, P.I.E strategy can be used to improve the students' writing ability. Based on the scores, it can be concluded that this strategy is also successful to motivate the students to be active in the teaching and learning process. Most students participate actively during the lesson. The combination between this strategy with four steps of writing process activity also helps the students to find and develop their ideas, then put them into a good  report paragraph.


Full Text:

PDF

References


Alamargot, Denis. (2001).Through The Models of Writing. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Antiss, David. (2013). Essay Concentrate: A Step By Step Guide On How To Write An Essay. Amerika: Booktango Books.

Asaro, K. (2008). The Effect of Planning Instruction and Self-Regulation Training on The Writing Perfomance of Young Researchers with Autism Spectrum. Disorders. Disertation of New York University

Corbett, P. & Strong, J. (2011). Talk For Writing Across The Curriculum. New York, NY: Open University Press.

Cross, K, P. (1996). Classroom Research: Implementing The Scholarship of Teaching. New Jersey: Lotus Press.

Graham, S., MacArthur, C.A., & Fitzgerald, J. (2007). Best Practices in Writing Instruction. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

Hafer, G. (2014). Embracing Writing Ways to Teach Reluctant Researchers in Any College Course. San Fransisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

James. (2010). Practice Guide to Write. USA: Harper Collins Publisher.

Peterson, S. S. (2008). Writing Accros The Curriculum: All Teachers Teach Writing. Canada:Portage & Main Press.

Risa, Elfa Roza. (2015). Teaching Writing Report Text by Combining PIE and Author’s Chair Strategy for Senior High School Students. Journal Edukasi STKIP PGRI Sumatera Barat

Wallace, G. W & Bott, D. A. (2012).Statement-Pie A Strategy to Improve The Paragraph Writing Skills Of Adolescents With Learning Disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 22 (9) 541-543. doi:10.1177/002221948902200904

Yusuf, Muhammad. (2015). Teaching Report Paragraph Writing by Using PIE (Point, Illustration, Explanation) Strategy to the Eleventh Grade Students of MAN 1 Palembang. Journal Edukasi STKIP PGRI Sumatera Barat.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.