Sudadi Sudadi


This study focuses on recount essay writing.  However, teaching writing needs specific attention, method, materials, and strategy.  To make students write a good writing, innovative teaching techniques are needed.  In this study, PjBL is selected as the alternative to teaching recount essay

The design of this study is classroom action research (CAR). The study was conducted at the eighth grader of SMPN 1 Tenggarong Seberang. The class consists of 30 students. The results of the research are: In the first cycle, there were 4 weaknesses found in different parts of techniques, in mechanics score, language score, vocabulary score and organization score. The weaknesses in the first and second cycles were the same, and in the third cycles all the weaknesses had been corrected.  The average score of students’ mastery changed in every cycle. The average scores of students’ mastery in cycle I, II and III were increased in series 28.33%; 55.00% and 73.33%. 


Improve, Recount Essay Writing and Project-Based Learning(PjBL)

Full Text:



Allen, Karen Marie. 2010: Affective Learning: A Taxonomy for Teaching Social Work Values. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 2, Fall 2010

Barkley. E.F, Cross.K.P & Major. C.H. 2005. Collaborative Learning Technique: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

BNSP. 2006. Panduan Penyusunan Kurikulum Tingkat satuan Pendidikan Jenjang Pendidikan Dasar dan Menengah. Jakarta: Depdiknas

Brown D, James & Rodgers, S. Theodore. 2002. Doing Second Language Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Connor. 1996. The Foundation of Literacy. Sydney: Ashton Scoholastic.

Cranton, Patricia. 2012. Planning instruction for adult learner. Toronto: Wall and Emerson.

Damayanti, N. K. A., Martha, I. N., & Gunatama, G. (2014). Pembelajaran Menulis Teks Anekdot Berpendekatan Saintifik dengan Model Pembelajaran Berbasis Proyek (Project Based Learning) pada Siswa Kelas X Tata Kecantikan Kulit 1 di SMK Negeri 2 Singaraja. Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia Undiksha, 2(1), 1-10. PBS/article/view/3283

Deborah, Diffily. 2001. Real-World Reading and Writing through Project – Based Learning. Washington D.C: ERIC Clearinghouse.

Denzin, N. 1978. Sociological Methods: A sourcebook. USA: Aldine Transaction.

Dielh, W., Grobe, T., Lopez, H., & Cabral, C. 1999. Project Based Learning: A Strategy for Teaching and Learning. Boston: CYDE, corporation for Business, work and Learning.

Glazer, Evan. 2001. Problem Bases Instructions. Emerging Perspectives in learning, teaching and technology. BasedInstruction.htm

Hammond, Jenny. 1992. English for Special Purpose: a hands book for teachers of adult literacy. Australia: Macquire University.

Harjanto, K.D. 1999. Beberapa Saran untuk Pelajaran Mengarang di Sekolah Dasar. Pusat Bahasa. Jakarta: Seminar Nasional IX Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia HPBI Samarinda. 1-3 Desember.

Hogins, C.C., & Lillard, L.S. 1972. Integrated Language Perspective in the Elementary School. Longman.

Hughes, J. 2003. Poets, Poetry and New Media: attending to the teaching and learning of poetry. New York: Guilford Press

Inman, B.A. and Gardner, R. 1979. Aspect of Composition. New York: Harcourt Brace Javanovich.

Kemmis, S., & McTaggart, R. 1992. The Action Research Planner. Victoria: Deakin University.

Kirszner, F., Mandell, C. 1978. Strategies for Successful Writing. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Milles, M.B., & Huberman, A.M. (Cecep R.R./Penerjemah). 1992. Analisis Data Kualitatif: Buku Sumber Tentang Metode-Metode Baru. Jakarta: U I-Press.

Moss, D., & Van Duzer, C. 1998. Project based learning for adult English language learners. ERIC Digest, ED427556, December 1998.

Oshima, A. and Hogue, A. 1991. Writing Academic English. Toronto: Addison-Wesley.

Railsback. J. 2002. Project based-instruction: creating Excitement for Learning. Portland Oregon: NREL

Schwartz, S. 2004. Time to Bid Goodbye to the Psychology Lecture, Personal Space, The Psychologist. Boston, Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon.

Silberman. 1995. Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any subject. Nedham Height, MA: Allyn and Bacon

Slavin, Robert E. 2005. Cooperative Laerning. London: Allymand Bacon.

Smalley, G. and Ruetten, D. 1982. Developing Readers and Writers in the Content Area: K-12 New York: Longman.

Thomas, John W. 2000. A review of research On project-based learning. California: The Autodesk Foundation

Tibet, H and Tibet, C. 1991. Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product. New York: Macmillan.


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2020 CENDEKIA : Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pengajaran

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.