Implementing Wheel Story to ImproveStudents’ Creativity in Writing Ananda Lupita Sari 100221404955 Education ‘10
Wheel story is a techniqueof teaching English in fun and joy that use cuts of picture in a wheel and create a story from it.
Why do we choose the Wheel Story?? One language function is writingcreatively, in the other words it is imaginativefunction which is related to imaginative functionof language. Creativity in writing cannot belearned in a short space but need more time toenhance, thus the students need to get suchexercise.
1.As a game in class, party, and other.2. as a gadget’s application.3. lesson that is already developed in the class.
1. Using picture can attract students’ attention, stimulate their thinking ability, refresh their mind, relax their way of learning.2. By using the picture as the theme of their story, they can create their fully own story and express their idea.3. By using the wheel, the students cannot make a preparation of the story, so that they will improve their story.
"Studies have shown thathumans retain only 20% of whatthey read, but they recall 80% ofsymbols.""Storytelling stimulates theimagination. Recent studies haveshown that children who lackimagination are not only prone tofailure in school but are far moresusceptible to violence.“ (Fredericks, Linda and AllisonCox. Storytelling In TheClassroom)www.dancingleaves.com
“this method need a long time and some students may not get the chance to tell their story.” “make the class smaller by dividing them into some group and control the class.” “it needs more preparation and student may just keep their sheet clean and do nothing.” “the teacher should take control and know the situation, the preparation may do in home and inthe class they just do it instantly. While the teacher can guide the students to write their story.”
The teacher should know thesituation of the class and tricks of keeping the class’ dynamic. Principally, this technique is only a way of improving students’ ability, whether this technique is successful or not will depend on the teacher’s application in the class.