THE EFFECT OF USING BALL TOSS STRATEGY IN TEACHING VOCABULARY AT THE FOURTH GRADE OF SDN 023 PANDAU JAYA
Keywords:Ball Toss Strategy, Vocabulary
The purpose of this research was to find out there was significant effect of the students who were taught by using ball toss strategy better than the students who were not taught on vocabulary mastery at the fourth grade of SDN 023 Pandau Jaya. This research was Quasi Experimental research. The population of this research was the the fourth grade of SDN 023 Pandau Jaya. The number of sample was 56 students; Experimental class was IV.A consisting of 28 students, and Control class was IV.C consisting of 28 students. After calculating U-Mann whitney test, the researcher found that Asymp.Sig 2 tailed < Significant level (0.00 < 0.05), so that Alternative Hypothesis was accepted, it meant that there was significant effect of using Ball Toss Strategy toward students’ vocabulary mastery at the fourth grade of SDN 023 Pandau Jaya and the average post-test score of experimental class was 71.42, increased from pre-test score 54.10. The average post-test on control class was 63.57 was lower than Experimental class. N-Gain of this research was 0.35, it was categorized middle. As the conclusion, there was different vocabulary mastery of the students who received in class instruction of ball toss strategy than students who did not receive instruction of ball toss strategy.
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