Writing Skills for Primary Students: Need Analysis to Implement the Scientific Approach
- Veronika Unun Pratiwi , Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia &, Veteran Bangun Nusantara University, Sukoharjo, Indonesia,
- Andayani , Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
- Joko Nurkamto , Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
- Atikah Anindyarini , Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
Purpose: The study looks into how knowledge and critical thinking might help primary school pupils in Indonesia enhance their writing abilities. The scientific approach that teachers take to students' knowledge, critical thinking, and writing abilities is also examined in this study. Design/methodology/approach: This quantitative study used a five-point Likert scale to collect the data. The teachers involved in Indonesia's elementary education comprise the study's population. This study has a 397-person sample size, and Smart PLS 3.0 is used for data processing.
Findings: The study found that raising student knowledge and critical thinking skills can increase writing proficiency among Indonesian primary school pupils. Additionally, this study looked into the best way for students writing abilities in Indonesia to grow. This was shown to be the teacher's use of a scientific method. Research limitations/implications: The research has excellent theoretical and practical ramifications that have enhanced our understanding of writing skills and offer a strategy for enhancing the writing abilities of primary kids using a scientific method. Originality/value: Because new relationships are formed in this research model, the novel framework of this study adds to our understanding of writing skills.