Peer Assessment: Insights into Teaching Narrative Texts

Teuku Zulfikar, Faudi Faudi


This article is aimed at providing important insights into the benefits of Peer Assessment Technique in teaching writing, especially the narrative text at State Islamic Senior High School Kuta Baro Aceh Besar. The study was conducted to investigate if Peer Assessment Technique enables teachers in enhancing their students’ writing competence. The respondents for the research were 36 students drawn through simple random sampling out of 90 students as the population in the project.   The data were analyzed using statistical formula and the results of the test were analyzed through T-test score formula. It showed that Peer Assessment indeed enabled the teachers to enhance their students’ writing skill. Thus, it can be concluded that the application of Peer Assessment Technique has proven a significance improvement in the students’ writing achievement of a narrative text.

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