The Development of Student Worksheets to Improve Students’ Literacy Activities in the Fourth Grade Elementary School District of Hamparan Perak

Abstract

This study aims (1) to develop student worksheets to increase students’ literacy activities, and (2) to find out the level of feasibility of development by using student worksheets in Hamparan Perak District Elementary School. It is Research and Development (R & D) with the development method using the ADDIE model. The research discussion is adjusted to ADDIE’s research and development procedures, namely: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. Determination of the feasibility level of student worksheets is based on expert validation tests and trials to students through questionnaires, while increasing students’ literacy activities is obtained from the results of student performance evaluations. To determine the sample is with total sampling technique. 90 students from all grade four elementary schools that consisted of three schools namely, State Elementary School 101762 Payabakung, State Elementary School 106794 Payabakung and Harapan Private Elementary School Payabakung. Based on the results of the study, it is found that the assessment of the material expert validator  which is equal to 86.2% or categorized as very valid so that it could be stated that student worksheet is very feasible to use. The percentage achieved by linguists is equal to 87.1% or very valid category so that it can be stated that it is very feasible to use. The percentage achieved by layout design experts is 80% or a valid category so that it can be stated that it is valid and suitable for use in elementary school fourth grade students. The results of the percentage of the student questionnaire is 83.8% which are categorized as valid, so that it could be said that the student worksheet is appropriate to be used for fourth grade students of elementary school. The average percentage of performance evaluation results after using literacy worksheets is 74% which can be categorized as good and classified high while the results of student performance evaluation before using the developed worksheet is 61% with sufficient categories and moderate classifications. It shows that the results the assessment of performance using literacy worksheets can improve students’ literacy activities.

Keywords: Feasibility, Students’ Worksheet, The Enhancement of Literacy Activities


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