UPAYA MENINGKATKAN KEMAMPUAN BERPIDATO DENGAN MENGGUNAKAN METODE DEMONTRASI SISWA KELAS VI SD NEGERI 1 KUKUH KERAMBITAN TAHUN PELAJARAN 2009/2010
Keywords:speech, demonstration method.
This study aims at obtaining the objective description about the improvement of speech ability using demonstration method of six grade students of SD Negeri 1 Kukuh Kerambitan in academic year 2009/2010. This study is classroom action research which consists of two cycles with 14 students. Each cycle consists of 4 stages : they are (1) planning, (2) action, (3) observation and evaluation, (4) reflection. Based on the data analysis, there was a significant improvement of speech ability of six grade students of SD Negeri 1 Kukuh Kerambitan. It is proved by the result of pretest with the average 55. 71 . After that, it was followed by the test on the cycle I with average 64.29, then increased to 76.43 on cycle II. As a result, the improvement from cycle I to cycle II is 12.14. Therefore, it can be suggested to the Indonesian language teachers to apply demonstration method in the learning process.