The implementation of Peer Assessment Technique in teaching writing

Fuadi Fuadi


This study is intended to investigate the effects of the Implementation of Peer Assessment Technique in teaching writing to the second year students of MAN Kuta Baro Aceh Besar. The study used an experimental research to find out whether there is any significant differences in students’ writing achievement by using Peer Assessment Technique in the experimental class or not. The total of population in this project was 90 students. The sample of this study was 36 students who were put into an experimental and control class. The sample was taken by using random sampling technique. The collected data were analyzed by using statistical formula. The findings show that the mean score of the post test for the experimental class is 73.28, which was higher than the mean score of the post test for the control class, which was 57.50. Furthermore, both of the scores were analyzed through the t-test that was compared with the t-table. The result of the t-test score was 5.75 and the result of the t-table score at a level of significant degree α=0.05 was 1.68. It shows that the t-test score is higher than the t-table score (5.73>1.68). It means that there was a significant difference in students’ writing achievement between the experimental and the control class. Thus, it can be concluded that the alternative hypothesis is accepted and the null hypothesis is rejected. Therefore, the application of Peer Assessment Technique proved a significant improvement in the students’ writing achievement of a narrative text. 


Teaching Writing; Peer Assessment Technique

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