IMPROVING STUDENTS’ COMPREHENSION OF POEMS USING TWO STAY-TWO STRAY STRATEGY

Hamiddin Hamiddin

Abstract


Abstract: The study is directed to improve students’ comprehension of poems using the Two Stay-Two
Stray strategy. The subject of this study is 23 students of the sixth semester of English department of
FKIP at Islamic University of Malang. This study uses collaborative action research design which consists
of four main steps: planning, implementing, observing, and reflecting. The data is taken from quiz,
observation checklist and field notes. The findings indicate that using TS-TS strategy can improve the
students’ comprehension of poems. The average score of students’ test in Cycle 2 is 80 and the students’
active involvement in Cycle 2 is 86%. The data are obtained from the implementation of TS-TS strategy
in improving students’ comprehension of poems.
Abstrak: Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk meningkatkan penguasaan siswa terhadap puisi dengan
menggunakan strategi Two stay-Two Stray. Subjek penelitian adalah 23 orang mahasiswa semester 6
Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FKIP Universitas Islam Malang. Penelitian ini menggunakan desain
penelitian tindakan kelas yang terdiri atas empat langkah utama, prencanaan, pelaksanaan, observasi
dan refleksi. Data diperoleh dengan menggunakan kuis, observasi dan catatan lapangan. Temuan
penelitian menunjukkan bahwa strategi TS-TS dapat menigkatkan penguasaan siswa terhadap puisi.
Rata-rata skor siswa paa siklus 2 adalah 80 dan keterlibatan aktivitas siswa di siklus 2 adlah 86% .
Data ini diperoleh dri implementasi strategi TS-TS dalam meningkatkan penguasaan siswa terhadap
puisi.
Key Words: comprehension of poems, Two Stay-Two Stray Strategy

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