The Success of Using a Chain Writing Method With Comic Strip to Teach Writing to Junior High School Students

  • Herlina Rahmawati Universitas PGRI Adi Buana Kampus Blitar
  • Ratna Nurlia Universitas PGRI Adi Buana Kampus Blitar
Keywords: chain writing method, comic strip, descriptive text, effectiveness, writing


The purpose of this study is to evaluate the chain writing technique for teaching how to write descriptive text using comic strips. This study employed a quasi-experimental methodology. Both the experimental class and the control class participated in the study four times each. A test is the instrument in use. Based on the analysis of the data, the experimental class's test results for creating an English paragraph had an average score of 86.22. While the control group's test results yielded an average score of 74.13. For degrees db = 5%, the value of thitung is 4.78, while the value of ttabel is 3.15. The use of the chain writing approach is significantly impacted since thitung > ttabel. The chain writing technique significantly improves the descriptive text writing abilities of first grade junior high school students. This demonstrates that learning to write more effectively through chain writing than through lecturing. It is recognized that the chain writing learning method can enhance learning outcomes based on the outputs of data processing.

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