Writing Assessment Strategies by Junior High School English Teacher

  • Yossy Kevin Parulian Pardede Institut Agama Prima Indonesia
  • Dwi Mutiara Tember Sari Silaban
  • Sara Okta Romindo Sibarani
  • Erikson Saragih

Abstract

Research intends to define assessment in writing, implement writing assessment, the evidence of this research is descriptive qualitative, by distributing questionnaires as research instruments in the form of google form. The result data were collected by utilizing the data from the essay test results. This study shows that writing assessments are in the form of planning, implementation, and assessment which are obstacles for teachers in learning. In this study, the teacher's strategies in assessing students' abilities in writing skills were found, namely; Constructive and Contextual methods; rubrics; Simple Text; Essays; Case Studies; Problem Based Learning. And the result of this study indicate that learning to write can improve vocabulary, pronounciation and spelling well.

Keywords:  assessment strategies, junior high school, writing assessment

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Dwiyanti, K. E., & Suwastini, N. K. A. (2021). Assessment for writing skills in online learning. Lingua Scientia, 28(1), 8–19. https://scholar.google.com/scholar?oi=bibs&cluster=5224360958189910644&btnI=1&hl=en
Khasanah. (2015). Chapter II Theoretical Review Writing. 7–16.
Trottier, T., & Mansfield, M. (2020). An Integral Process in Online Learning. September.
Sahrudin, A. (2019). Development of Problem Based Learning Method To Increase Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Ability at Numbers Theory Courses. International Journal of Trends in Mathematics Education Research, 2(2), 96. https://doi.org/10.33122/ijtmer.v2i2.114
Satriani, I., Emilia, E., & Gunawan, M. H. (2012). Contextual teaching and learning approach to teaching writing. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(1), 10–22. https://doi.org/10.17509/ijal.v2i1.70
(Satriani et al., 2012)Satriani, I., Emilia, E., & Gunawan, M. H. (2012). Contextual teaching and learning approach to teaching writing. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(1), 10–22. https://doi.org/10.17509/ijal.v2i1.70
{Formatting Citation}Andriani, F., & Anandita, C. (2019). Rebranding Sofyan Hotel Cut Meutia dalam Meningkatkan Citra. Jurnal Pustaka Komunikasi, 2(1), 93–104. http://journal.moestopo.ac.id/index.php/pustakom/article/view/876
Rahmayanti, E. (2017). Penerapan Problem Based Learning dalam Meningkatkan Kemampuan Berpikir Kritis Peserta Didik pada Pembelajaran Pendidikan Pancasila dan Kewarganegaraan Kelas XI SMA. Prosiding Konferensi Nasional Kewarganegaraan III P-ISSN 2598-5973, November, 242–248. http://eprints.uad.ac.id/9787/
(Herlina et al., 2020)Herlina, Erisna, & Fitria, H. (2020). Prosiding seminar nasional pendidikan program pascasarjana universitas pgri palembang 10 januari 2020. Prosiding Seminar Nasional Pendidikan Program Pascasarjana Universitas Pgri Palembang, 599.
({Formatting Citation}Florida, N., López, C., & Pocomucha, V. (2012). CORE View metadata, citation and similar papers at core.ac.uk. 2(2), 35–43.
Inoue, A. B. (2015). Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies Teaching and Assessing. http://wac.colostate.edu
Deane, P. (2011). Writing Assessment and Cognition. ETS Research Report Series, 2011(1), i–60. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2333-8504.2011.tb02250.x
Elliot, N., Slomp, D., Poe, M., Cogan Jr., J. A., Broad, B., & Cushman, E. (2013). Forum: Issues and Reflections on Ethics and Writing Assessment. Journal of Writing Assessment, 9(1), 1–9. http://www.journalofwritingassessment.org/article.php?article=60
Rowe, D. W., & Wilson, S. J. (2015). The development of a descriptive measure of early childhood writing: results from the write start! writing assessment. Journal of Literacy Research, 47(2), 245–292. https://doi.org/10.1177/1086296X15619723
Berge, K. L., Skar, G. B., Matre, S., Solheim, R., Evensen, L. S., Otnes, H., & Thygesen, R. (2019). Introducing teachers to new semiotic tools for writing instruction and writing assessment: consequences for students’ writing proficiency. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice, 26(1), 6–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/0969594X.2017.1330251
Javed, M., Juan, W. X., Nazli, S., Princpal, V., Oxford, M., High, C., & Vehari, S. (2013). e-ISSN: 1308-1470 • www.e-iji.net p-ISSN: 1694-609X A Study of Students’ Assessment in Writing Skills …. International Journal of Instruction, 6(2), 129–144. www.e-iji.net
Slomp, D. H. (2016). An integrated design and appraisal framework for ethical writing assessment. The Journal of Writing Assessment, 9(1), 1–15.
Attali, Y. (2016). A comparison of newly-trained and experienced raters on a standardized writing assessment. Language Testing, 33(1), 99–115. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532215582283
Han, T., & Huang, J. (2017). Examining the Impact of Scoring Methods on the Institutional EFL Writing Assessment: A Turkish Perspective. PASAA: A Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 53(June), 112–147.
Huang, J. (2012). Using generalizability theory to examine the accuracy and validity of large-scale ESL writing assessment. Assessing Writing, 17(3), 123–139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asw.2011.12.003
Lam, R. (2016). Assessment as learning: examining a cycle of teaching, learning, and assessment of writing in the portfolio-based classroom. Studies in Higher Education, 41(11), 1900–1917. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2014.999317



Dwiyanti, K. E., & Suwastini, N. K. A. (2021). Assessment for writing skills in online learning. Lingua Scientia, 28(1), 8–19. https://scholar.google.com/scholar?oi=bibs&cluster=5224360958189910644&btnI=1&hl=en
Khasanah. (2015). Chapter II Theoretical Review Writing. 7–16.
Trottier, T., & Mansfield, M. (2020). An Integral Process in Online Learning. September.
Sahrudin, A. (2019). Development of Problem Based Learning Method To Increase Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Ability at Numbers Theory Courses. International Journal of Trends in Mathematics Education Research, 2(2), 96. https://doi.org/10.33122/ijtmer.v2i2.114
Satriani, I., Emilia, E., & Gunawan, M. H. (2012). Contextual teaching and learning approach to teaching writing. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(1), 10–22. https://doi.org/10.17509/ijal.v2i1.70
(Satriani et al., 2012)Satriani, I., Emilia, E., & Gunawan, M. H. (2012). Contextual teaching and learning approach to teaching writing. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(1), 10–22. https://doi.org/10.17509/ijal.v2i1.70
{Formatting Citation}Andriani, F., & Anandita, C. (2019). Rebranding Sofyan Hotel Cut Meutia dalam Meningkatkan Citra. Jurnal Pustaka Komunikasi, 2(1), 93–104. http://journal.moestopo.ac.id/index.php/pustakom/article/view/876
Rahmayanti, E. (2017). Penerapan Problem Based Learning dalam Meningkatkan Kemampuan Berpikir Kritis Peserta Didik pada Pembelajaran Pendidikan Pancasila dan Kewarganegaraan Kelas XI SMA. Prosiding Konferensi Nasional Kewarganegaraan III P-ISSN 2598-5973, November, 242–248. http://eprints.uad.ac.id/9787/
(Herlina et al., 2020)Herlina, Erisna, & Fitria, H. (2020). Prosiding seminar nasional pendidikan program pascasarjana universitas pgri palembang 10 januari 2020. Prosiding Seminar Nasional Pendidikan Program Pascasarjana Universitas Pgri Palembang, 599.
({Formatting Citation}Florida, N., López, C., & Pocomucha, V. (2012). CORE View metadata, citation and similar papers at core.ac.uk. 2(2), 35–43.
Inoue, A. B. (2015). Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies Teaching and Assessing. http://wac.colostate.edu
Deane, P. (2011). Writing Assessment and Cognition. ETS Research Report Series, 2011(1), i–60. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2333-8504.2011.tb02250.x
Elliot, N., Slomp, D., Poe, M., Cogan Jr., J. A., Broad, B., & Cushman, E. (2013). Forum: Issues and Reflections on Ethics and Writing Assessment. Journal of Writing Assessment, 9(1), 1–9. http://www.journalofwritingassessment.org/article.php?article=60
Rowe, D. W., & Wilson, S. J. (2015). The development of a descriptive measure of early childhood writing: results from the write start! writing assessment. Journal of Literacy Research, 47(2), 245–292. https://doi.org/10.1177/1086296X15619723
Berge, K. L., Skar, G. B., Matre, S., Solheim, R., Evensen, L. S., Otnes, H., & Thygesen, R. (2019). Introducing teachers to new semiotic tools for writing instruction and writing assessment: consequences for students’ writing proficiency. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice, 26(1), 6–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/0969594X.2017.1330251
Javed, M., Juan, W. X., Nazli, S., Princpal, V., Oxford, M., High, C., & Vehari, S. (2013). e-ISSN: 1308-1470 • www.e-iji.net p-ISSN: 1694-609X A Study of Students’ Assessment in Writing Skills …. International Journal of Instruction, 6(2), 129–144. www.e-iji.net
Slomp, D. H. (2016). An integrated design and appraisal framework for ethical writing assessment. The Journal of Writing Assessment, 9(1), 1–15.
Attali, Y. (2016). A comparison of newly-trained and experienced raters on a standardized writing assessment. Language Testing, 33(1), 99–115. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532215582283
Han, T., & Huang, J. (2017). Examining the Impact of Scoring Methods on the Institutional EFL Writing Assessment: A Turkish Perspective. PASAA: A Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 53(June), 112–147.
Huang, J. (2012). Using generalizability theory to examine the accuracy and validity of large-scale ESL writing assessment. Assessing Writing, 17(3), 123–139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asw.2011.12.003
Lam, R. (2016). Assessment as learning: examining a cycle of teaching, learning, and assessment of writing in the portfolio-based classroom. Studies in Higher Education, 41(11), 1900–1917. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2014.999317
Published
2022-06-30
How to Cite
Pardede, Y., Tember Sari Silaban, D., Romindo Sibarani, S., & Saragih, E. (2022). Writing Assessment Strategies by Junior High School English Teacher. Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, 5(2), 247-257. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31539/leea.v5i2.3800
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