IJLLL 2019 Vol.5(3): 196-200 ISSN: 2382-6282
DOI: 10.18178/IJLLL.2019.5.3.226

Application of Acrostic Techniques in Learning-Writing Poetry

Ratmiati, Lidya Mustikasari, and Isah Cahyani
Abstract—This study aims to improve poetry writing skills with an acrostic technique in fifth grade students of elementary school. This research is descriptive qualitative. This type of research is classroom action research (Class Action Research) which consists of two cycles with the intensity of each cycle carried out three times. Research procedures include planning, implementing actions, observing and reflecting. The subjects in this study were 34 grade V elementary school students. The results of this study indicate that in the first cycle individually of 34 students only 21 students met the minimum completeness criteria, with an average of 72.35 in the "Low" qualification. Meanwhile, in the second cycle all students reached of Minimum completeness criteria with an average of 80 in the "High" qualification. From the results of this study, it is sufficient to prove that the application of the acrostic technique in learning to write poetry in grade V elementary school is very appropriate because the technique can improve student learning outcomes in writing poetry.

Index Terms—Acrostic techniques, writing poetry.

Ratmiati is with Universitas pendidikan Indonesia (UPI), Indonesian University of Education, Bandung, 40154, Indonesia (e-mail: ratmiati_18@upi.edu).
Lidya Mustikasari is with Indonesia University of Education, Indonesian University of Education, Bandung, 40154, Indonesia (e-mail: lidya.mustikasari@upi.edu).
Isah Cahyani is with Department of Bahasa Indonesia in Postgraduate School of Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia (e-mail: Isahcahyani@gmail.com).

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Cite:Ratmiati, Lidya Mustikasari, and Isah Cahyani, "Application of Acrostic Techniques in Learning-Writing Poetry," International Journal of Languages, Literature and Linguistics vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 196-200, 2019.

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