IMPROVING THE SEVENTH GRADE STUDENT’S NARRATIVE WRITING ABILITY THROUGH STORY TELLING VIDEO AT SMP N 1 KEDIRI
The study aims at figuring out the improvement of writing skill of the eighth grade students of SMPN 1 Kediri through Storytelling with video. Storytelling is a technique of teaching writing. The under taking of the research was mainly based on the preliminary study. The subjects were the seventh grade students of SMPN 1 Kediri in academic year 2020/2021. There were 30 subjects which consist of 21 males and 9 females. The design was classroom action research design. The research was carried out through implementing storytelling with video in two cycle and the obtained data was analyzed qualitatively from the pre-test, post-test 1 and post-test 2; then qualitatively from questionnaire. The result showed that there was significant improvement of the subjects skill in writing descriptive paragraph, pre-cycle (72.7) up to cycle I then, it improved in cycle II (87.8). In addition, the questionnaire proved that the subjects responses toward the implementation of storytelling with video was positive during the teaching learning process. In short, the study showed that writing skill of the eighth grade students of SMPN 1 Kediri in academic year 2020/2021 can be improved through storytelling with video.