Rusdi Hi. Nasir, Kartin Lihawa, Mery Balango


The aim of this research is to know the process of teaching narrative text through genre-based approach improve students’ ability in writing narrative text. This research was classified as action research. The design of this research used design by Kemmis and Mc Taggart that was planning, action, observation, analysis, and reflection. It was done in two cycles. This research conducted at tenth grade of SMA Negeri 1 Limboto academic year 2018/2019. The subject of this research consisted of 33 students in tenth grade of MIPA4. Technic of collecting the data that used is the applying the action of teaching writing narrative text included in two cycles following by final test, however observation is first. The researcher analysis students’ writing in pretest, test of first cycle and test of second cycle. To evaluate of students’ result in writing narrative text, the researcher used writing rubric of Jacobs et al. Cited in Huges. The result of research shows that the students’ mean score in first test is 71.75 and mean score in second cycle test is 75.45. It means that there are a different between the students’ writing narrative text in pretest, and after implementing genre-based approach.

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