THE EFFECT OF PROBLEM BASED LEARNING METHOD ON STUDENTS’ WRITING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT ABILITY
The aim of this research is to know the students’ writing descriptive text ability which is taught by Problem Based Learning Method. The population of this research consists of 4 classes. They are all of the tenth grade students with 165 students. The sample was taken from the population by the cluster random sampling technique; they are X-1 and X-2, the whole amount samples are 70
students. This study is conducted to find out the cause effect relationship and the treatments, the research method used is experimental method. Then the data is collected by using instrument. The instrument used is writing text. The data was analyzed by using t-test formula. It is found that the result shows the score of ttest>ttable (3,1 > 2,00) or to is greater than tt. So, the hypothesis is accepted. It means that There is a Significant Effect of The Students’ Writing Descriptive Text Ability Which Is Taught By Problem Based Learning Method is Of The Tenth Students At SMP Negeri 3 Angkola Padangsidimpuan.