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THESIS

TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY THROUGH


DRAWING GAME TO THE FIFTH GRADE
STUDENTS OF SDN 12 KARANGASEM IN
ACADEMIC YEAR
2013/ 2014

I KOMANG ARISANA

ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM


FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION
MAHASARASWATI DENPASAR UNIVERSITY
DENPASAR
2014

THESIS

TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY THROUGH


DRAWING GAME TO THE FIFTH GRADE
STUDENTS OF SDN 12 KARANGASEM IN
ACADEMIC YEAR
2013/ 2014

I KOMANG ARISANA
NPM. 09.8.03.51.31.2.5.3450

ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM


FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION
MAHASARASWATI DENPASAR UNIVERSITY
DENPASAR
2014

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PRE-REQUISITE TITLE

TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY THROUGH


DRAWING GAME TO THE FIFTH GRADE
STUDENTS OF SDN 12 KARANGASEM IN
ACADEMIC YEAR
2013/ 2014

Thesis
As Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the
Sarjana Pendidikan Degree in English Education Study Program
Faculty of Teaceher Training and Education
Mahasaraswati Denpasar University

I KOMANG ARISANA
NPM. 09.8.03.51.31.2.5.3450

ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM


FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION
MAHASARASWATI DENPASAR UNIVERSITY
DENPASAR
2014

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APPROVAL SHEET
1

This thesis entitled Teaching English Vocabulary Through Drawing


Game To The Fifth Grade Students Of SDN 12 Karangasem in Academic Year
2013/ 2014" has been approved and accepted as partial fulfillment for
the Sarjana Pendidikan degree in English Education Stud y Program,
Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Mahasaraswati Denpasar
University.

Approved By

Advisor I

Dra. Ida Ayu Martini, M.Hum.


NIP. 19531231 198703 2 001

Advisor II

I Gusti Agung Putri Wirasuti, S.S., M.Hum.


NPK. 82 7610354

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APPROVAL SHEET
2

This thesis has been examined and assessed by the examiner


committee of English Education Study Program, Faculty of Teacher
Training and Education, Mahasaraswati Denpasar Universityin the oral
examination on 14th February 2014.

Chief Examiner

Ida Bagus Nyoman Mantra, S.H., S.Pd., M,Pd.


NIK. 082 6406 001

Examiner I

Dra.Ida Ayu Martini, M.Hum.


NIP. 19531231 198703 2 001

Examiner II

I Gusti Agung Putri Wirasuti, S.S., M.Hum.


NPK. 82 7610354

Approved by

Dean of the Faculty of Teacher


Training and Education

Head of the English Education


Study Program

Prof. Dr. Wayan Maba


NIP. 19581231 198303 1 032

I Komang Budiarta, S.Pd., M.Hum


NPK. 82 8208 306

STATEMENT OF AUTHENTICITY

The researcher hereby declares that this thesis is his own writing,
and it is true and correct that there is no other's work or statement, except
the work or statement that is referred in the references. All cited works
were quoted in accordance with the ethical code of academic writing.

Denpasar, 1st February 2014


The Researcher,
Materai
6000
I Komang Arisana
NPM. 09.8.03.51.31.2.5.3450

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT

First of all, the researcher would like to express his great sincere gratitude to the Almighty God, Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa,
for His everlasting blessing.Without his blessing he could never
accomplish in writing this thesis.
His deep and profound gratitude further goes to his first and
second advisor, Dra.Ida Ayu Martini, M.Hum and I Gusti Agung Putri
Wirastuti,S.S,M.Hum. who have already guided him for the
improvement of the thesis. In addition, he would like to thank for their
helpful guidance and correction during the writing of the thesis.
In addition, he also wishes to share out his gratefulness to the
Headmaster of SD N 12 Karangasem for his permission and of course
the eighth grade students of SD N 12 Karangasem for their kind
assistance during the process of collecting the data needed for the
research.
Next, he is also deeply indebted to his parents, beloved brothers
for their support so that he is able to complete his study successfully.
They furthermore share their moral support during th e process of
writing the thesis, without their help and spirit he might not be able to
finish this thesis.
Finally, he would like to dedicate this thesis to his beloved wife,
Ayu Eka Putri Asmiti, and his beloved daughter, Ni Putu Dera Arika
Putri, who have given their prayer, love, affection, fidelity and
tremendous support during the process of writing the th esis.

Denpasar, 1st February 2014


The Researcher,

I Komang Arisana

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ABSTRACT

Arisana, I Komang. Teaching English Vocabulary through Drawing


Game to the Fifth Grade Students of SD N 12 Karangasem, in
Academic
Year
2013/2014.First
advisor:
Dra.Ida
Ayu
Martini,M.Hum, and the second advisor: I Gusti Agung Putri
Wirastuti,S.S,M.Hum.

The present classroom action study dealt with teaching English


vocabulary through drawing game to the fifth grade students of SD N 12
karangasem. The present classroom action study was basically triggered by
the fact that the subjects under study still faced difficulties in learning
vocabulary. The problem of the study can be formulated as follow: to what
extent is the effectiveness of drawing game used to improve the achivement
of vocabulary of the fifth grade students of SD N 12 Karangasem in
academic year 2013/2014. The present classroom action study made use of
pre-test and post-test research design with descriptive analysis. It consists
of two cycles and each cycle there were four succesive sessions. The
present classroom action study started with administering IR to the subjects
under study which was intended to establish the real preexisting ability in
vocabulary of the subjects under study. In addition to administering IR, the
research also interviewed the subjects under study in order to know their
pre-existing learning behaviors, attitudes, motivatio and difficulties in
English vocabulary. The interviews were done in Bahasa Indonesia because
the inerviews were intendedto collect soft data showing the pre-existing
learning behaviors and learning difficulties of the subjects under study. The
results of the first and second interviews which clearly showed that the
ability of vocabulary of the subjects was iow(5.23). The results of the data a
Nnalysis of the reflection scores for cycle I and cycle II figured out the
increasing mean figures of 5.91 for X1 and 6.95 for X2. Obviusly, the
finding of the presents classroom action study revealed thatthe ability of the
fifth grade students of SD N 12 Karangasem in English vocabulary
improved significantly from cycle to cycle after they had been taught
through drawing game.The results of interviews indicated the subjects
learning behaviors and learning diffilcuties in learning vocabulary changed
positively after they had been taught by means of drawing game. In other
words, the findings convincingly proved the effectiveness of drawing game
used in English vocabulary to the fifth grade students of SD N 12
Karangasem,in academic year 2013/2014.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

COVER ................................................................................

INSIDE COVER ...........................................................................................

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PRE-REQUISITE TITLE .............................................................................

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APPROVAL SHEET I ..................................................................................

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APPROVAL SI IELI 2 .......................................................................

STATEMENT OF AUTHENTICITY ..........................................................

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT ............................................................................... vii


ABSTRACT .................................................................................................. viii
TABLE OF CONTENTS ..............................................................................

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LIST OF TABLES .............................................................................

LIST OF GRAPHS .....................................................................................

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LIST OF APPENDICES .............................................................................. xii

CHAPTER I INTRODUCT1ON ...........................................................

1.1 Background, of the Study...........................................

1.2 Research Problem ..........................................................

1.3 Objective of the Study ..................................................

1.4 Limitation of the Study .................................................

1.5 Significance of the Study .............................................

1.6 Definition of Key Terms ..............................................

CHAPTER II THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL REVIEW ....................

2.1 Theoretical Review..........................................................

2.1.1 The Importance of Vocabulary in Language


Learning ................................................................

2.1.2 The Role of the Drawing Games ........................ 12


2.1.3 The Advantages of the Games ............................. 13
2.1.4 Some Factors that Influence the Students'
Achievement on Vocabulary .............................. 15
2.1.5 Techniques in Teaching Vocabulary ...................... 16

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2.1.6 The Assessment of Vocabulary ...............................

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2.2 Empirical Review ........................................................... 20


2.3 Hypothesis ...................................................................... 21

CHAPTER III RESEARCH METHOD ........................................................ 22


3.1 Subject of the Study ...................................................... 22
3.2 Research Design ............................................................ 22
3.3 Research Procedure ....................................................... 24
3.3.1 Planning .............................................................. 24
3.3.2 Action ................................................................. 26
3.3.3 Observation ......................................................... 28
3.3.4 Points of Revision................................................ 28
3.3.5 Reflection ........................................................... 29
3.4 Research Instrument ..................................................... 29
3.5 Data Collection ............................................................. 31
3.6 Data Analysis ................................................................. 32
3 7 Success Indicator .......................................................... 33
CHAPTER IV FINDING AND DISCUSSION ............................................ 34
4.1 Finding ......................................................................... 34
4.1.1 Data Analysis ...................................................... 34
4.2 Discussion .................................................................... 41

CHAPTER V CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTION .................................. 44


5.1 Conclusion .......................................................................... 44
5.2 Suggestion ........................................................................... 45

REFERENCES ............................................................................................ 47
APPENDIC ES