Using Crossword Puzzle to Improve the Tenth Grade Students’ Vocabulary Mastery at SMK PGRI 3 TULUNGAGUNG in Academic Year 2015/ 2016

Mitralia Mitralia
Piping Rahadiyanto
Ayu Riski Septiana



From the research findings, it can be concluded that
crossword puzzle has improved the students’ vocabulary mastery. The result of
this study, from preliminary study showed that the students’vocabuary mastery
was poor. The result of the cycle II indicated that students who passed the
students who passed the test increased from 9 students or 45% in cycle I to 16
student or 80% in cycle II. Therefore the researcher concludes that teaching
vocabulary using crossword puzzle to the tenth grade students of SMK PGRI 3
TULUNGAGUNG is effective to improve the students’vocabulary mastery, And
questionnaires given to the students showed that the students enjoyed and
increased their vocabulary mastery by using crossword puzzle game.
Key Term : Crossword Puzzle, Vocabulary Mastery

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