THE CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY AND THEIR RECOUNT TEXT WRITING ABILITY AT THE SECOND SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE AT SMPN 2 TERUSAN NUNYAI LAMPUNG TENGAH IN 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

HERDIANSYAH, GANDA (2018) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY AND THEIR RECOUNT TEXT WRITING ABILITY AT THE SECOND SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE AT SMPN 2 TERUSAN NUNYAI LAMPUNG TENGAH IN 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

English is an international language which is used in many countries, either as foreign language, second language, or first language. In teaching and learning process in the class, there were a lot of students who found difficulties in writing. One of troubles faced by the students in writing was low of creativity. That was why the objective of this research was to know whether or not there was a correlation between students’ creativity and their recount text writing ability at the second semester of the eighth grade at SMPN 1 Terusan Nunyai Lampung Tengah in 2017/2018 academic year. In this research, the research methodology was correlational research design. The population were 150 eighth graders. In determining the sample from the population, cluster random sampling applied. Then, the sample taken were 60 students. While in collecting the data, the essay test used which included creativity test consisted of 6 items and writing test consisted of 1 item in form of written text. The tests were done tryout first in order to know the validity, reliability, and readability of the instrument in tryout class which consisted of 30 students. After collecting the data, the data were analyzed by using SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science) 16.0 for normality, linearity, and hypothetical test. After analyzing the data in hypothetical test, it shows that value of significant generated Sig. (Pvalue) = 0.000 < α = 0.05. It means that alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted. In other words, there is a correlation between students’ creativity and their recount text writing ability at the second semester of the eighth grade at SMPN 2 Terusan Nunyai Lampung Tengah in 2017/2018 academic year.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: ADMINLIB PERPUSTAKAAN
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2018 04:26
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2018 04:26
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/1720

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