Inquiry-Based Learning to Enhance Students’ Ability in Poem Paraphrasing
This research seeks to analyze the influence of inquiry-based learning on students’ ability in poem paraphrasing. The research is conducted on the sixth grade students of elementary schools in Setiabudi South Jakarta from January until March 2019. The researchers used experiment method by using posttest only control group design. All sixth grade students of elementary schools in Setia budi are included as the population. The participants of research are chosen by using multi stage random sampling. Based on the calculation of t-test, tcount value is 5.01 and dk=49, while ttable value at the significance level α = 0.05 and dk=49 is 1.66. Therefore, tcount is more than ttable. (5.01 > 1.66) It means that Ho is rejected. The implication of the research is inquiry-based learning has positive impact to enhance students’ ability in poem paraphrasing. Inquiry-based learning is one of the solutions to the teacher when design teaching program of poem paraphrase.