The Implementation of Giving Example Technique in Cursive Handwriting Books to Improve the Elementary School Students’ Cursive Handwriting Ability
8 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2019
Date Written: August 29, 2019
This study aims to improve students' writing abilities through the implementation of example technique to students. This technique is one form of developing learning skills that are found in four aspects of Indonesian language learning by combining letters by letters, so it made the form of a word and sentence.
This type of research is Classroom Action Research. The subject of this research is the first-grade students of SDN Jajartunggal III Surabaya. This research was preceded by early observations, followed by lesson planning, implementation, observation per cycle and ended up with an evaluation. The activity was carried out in 2 cycles, it was hoped that the students' ability of cursive writing increase.
The results of learning cursive writing through the example model in the first-grade students’ notebook were marked by an increase in the student's average score. The average score of the students in pre-action activities with an increase of 60. This condition had increased the average score of students in cycle 1 which is 75 and the percentage of completeness is 55%. However, the increase had not reached the target yet as its set previously. Then after continuing to cycle 2 the average score in learning cursive writes had increased by 81.2 with a percentage of completeness of 84%. This showed that the set target had been reached so that the study was stopped in cycle 2.
Keywords: giving example technique, writing ability, cursive writing
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