Nama Sekolah:

Sekolah Kebangsaaan RKT Lasah, 31120 Sg. Siput (U), Perak. Puan Jama’yah Bt. Md. Hanafiah


Kumpulan Penyelidik: Tajuk Kajian:
pupils from Year 5 Wira.


“Word Wall”- An approach to enrich vocabulary of

4.Refleksi P&P yang lalu:
I have been teaching Level 2 pupils for only three years. I am still finding the best way to teach my pupils how to write. I prefer them to write independently rather than giving them structured sentences to be memorized. But the problem is whenever I gave them writing exercises, I started to be a walking dictionary in the classroom, translating words and choosing the best word to fit in their sentences. It was really frustrating when sometimes, a word has been defined and learnt from previous lesson is yet again asked for its meaning. I wonder if it’s my fault in defining those words to the pupils. May be I haven’t found the best way to let them understand the words with all their hearts. I admit there are several pitfalls while I am defining words to pupils. Learning is remembering. Experts these days concur that learners actually need as many as 5 to 16 ‘meetings’ with a new language item in a variety of context before it can be truly learned and activated for genuine use. As a teacher, sometimes I do not revisiting a word once it is defined. Making assumption that pupils have learned a word after only one encounter is a big mistake. Secondly, may be teachers do not providing enough examples for pupils to be able to produce the word or, the other way around, teachers were giving too much information (multiple meanings) at once. As my pupils are non-native speaker with low frequency of using English in their communication, this might confused them and kept them from learning more salient meaning.

Lack in using the words will not help them on memorizing a word that has been learnt. Melayu) dictionary as it may not have the correct meaning for the context. A set of questionnaire has been given to pupils to detect the usage of English Language among pupils outside English class. PRE-TEST RESULT 5 WIRA 26% 4% 9% A B C D 61% Majority of the pupils get C’s. paper II usually pulls the pupils’ grade down.Some teachers force their pupils to keep their dictionary handy during English language subject. They are unable to state their opinion in words. I have also conducted a random interview with them to identify pupils’ weaknesses in constructing sentences. 92% admit that they have never use English in daily communication. Personally I do not encourage pupils to define words using bilingual (English-B. On the other hand. The result shows in the pie chart below. It shows that they are uncomfortable with the language. the dictionary with English definition may not be suitable for my pupils as the definitions contain more unknown words to them. This is because.Isu keprihatinan/ fokus kajian: There are so many areas need to be focused in order to enable pupils using English language confidently. give reasons and do note expansion. It required them to construct sentences. I have done a pre-test with the targeted group which followed UPSR format. Majority of them claim that . 5.

the more they can produce in their listening. To increase the passing percentage in b. iii.Objektif Kajian: a. The more words one’s learnt and understand. . They were lacked of vocabulary to use in composition.they have the idea to write. they haven’t mastery the skills in this language yet. I believe by having strong foundation with English words will lead them to better usage of this language. To promote independence outcome of pupils as they work with words in reading and writing English Language. ii. reading and writing. They are not ready to use English language confidently. speaking. Objektif Umum: English Language paper. To help pupils constructing good sentences by applying the correct vocabulary. I’ve decided to focus on strengthening my pupils’ knowledge in word level. After discussing this issue among English Language teachers in my school. but could not recall certain word in English. I would take the initiative to do the word attack with 5 Wira. pupils must acquire many different kind of knowledge about the word. Teachers play a vital role when exposing new words to pupils. Between encountering a word for the first time and being able to use the word in speaking.Objektif Khusus: i. reading and writing. 6. I really hope that every word introduce will be fully utilized by the pupils in their language skills. Perhaps that quantity of words learnt is not important. Pupils should be able to understand. The main thing is. memorize and utilize for each new vocabulary learnt. The process of learning a new word for pupils can be a long one.

It is a tool designed to promote group learning.It is an approach of teaching high-frequency or sight words.” It is a strategy presented by Patricia Cunningham in her book Phonic They Use: Words for Reading and Writing . To develop a growing core of words that become part of reading and writing vocabulary. Perhaps. Kumpulan Sasaran: 13 boys and 12 girls.Tindakan yang dicadangkan: In this research. It is appropriate for kindergarten. 25 pupils from Year 5 Wira. 7. and can be easily adapted and used for children in primary level. I’ll try my best to vary the activity so that pupils are exposed to the words regularly and the Word Wall is not just being graffiti in class but become interactive. I would like to increase pupils’ vocabulary using “Word Wall. all Malays with 8. A Word Wall is a systematically organized collection of words displayed in large letters on a wall in the classroom. .iv. the activity might arouse their interest to better understanding of English Language. Although it sounds common and simple but.

00 KERTAS CADANGAN .Jadual Pelaksanaan Kajian: Bil. 5.50 Total cost RM 24. 15. Presentation (School level) Submission of reports Tarikh Jan – Feb 2007 21 Mac 2007 24 Mac 2007 26 Mac. 2.5 April 2007 6 April 2007 9 April – 19 April 2007 20 April 2007 23 April – 3 May 2007 4 May 2007 7 May – 17 May 2007 18 May 2007 24 May 2007 4 June 2007 13 June 2007 30 June 2007 10. 12. 8.00 RM 15. Post-test Writing the report. 4. 9.00 RM180. Aktiviti Identifying problem and collecting data Preparing Proposal Planning an action Implementing the action.Activity 4 Discussing the problems arise in the action.Activity 2 Discussing the problems arise in the action. 2.Activity 3 Discussing the problems arise in the action. A4 paper Cartridge Photostated item Multi coloured paper Multicoloured Artline Grand Total Quantity x price per unit 3 X RM 8. 5. 3.00 RM 50. 14.Activity 1 Discussing the problems arise in the action. 1. Implementing the action. 11. Item 1.9. 3.00 1 X RM 65. Implementing the action. Kos Kajian: No.00 RM 65.00 2 X RM 12. 7. 10. Implementing the action. 4. 13.00 RM 26.50 6 X RM 2. 6.