Use of Make A Match learning Model with Picture Card Media to Improve Motivation and narrative text Writing Ability
Keywords:writing, narrative text, make a match learning model, picture card media, learning motivation
This research aims to develop make a match learning model with picture card media to improve students' narrative text competencies which are implemented in class IX-B students in the second semester of SMP N 1 Pangkah, Tegal Regency in the academic year 2015/2016. The results show that in the pre-cycle the value of students' learning outcomes in narrative texts is only 15 students from 34 students (44.12%) who are completed with KKM 77, while 19 students have not yet completed (55.88%). In the first cycle the value of student learning narrative texts about fable (animal world story) using make a match learning model with the media card pictures obtains results of 20 students from 34 students (58.82%) completed with KKM 77, while 14 students have not completed (41.18%). In the second cycle the value of student learning narrative text about folktale (folklore) using make a match learning model with the picture card media obtains the results of 27 students from 34 students (79.41%) completed with KKM 77, while only 7 students have not yet completed (20.59%). From these data, it can be concluded that learning to write narrative texts using make a match learning model with picture card media can improve students' motivation and ability to write narrative texts. The achievement of learning can succeed optimally if the teachers are able to apply learning models that are right on target and supported by adequate learning facilities.