Approaches of Teaching Writing; How It Facilitates Students’ Writing

  • Norhidayah Norhidayah Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin, Indonesia
  • Rizky Amelia Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin, Indonesia
  • Fahmi Hidayat Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin, Indonesia
Keywords: approach; teaching; writing


As known that the approach is important particularly in teaching writing. Therefore, this study is aimed to uncover the writing approaches used by teachers in teaching writing. The subject of this study is a tenth grade teacher at SMA IT Ar Rahman Banjarbaru. This study used a descriptive qualitative method. The data were taken from the teaching writing processes. There were three methods in collecting data: observation, interview, and documentation. The teacher stated that each of the students could have the collaboration of four skills, and it was showed in the lesson plan, students have collaboration in the discussion, collect the information, representing, and sharing information. The result showed that the teacher used approaches when teaching writing. The approaches are product approach, process approach, strategic approach, cognitive approach, genre approach, pragmatic approach, process genre approach, concept model approach. Furthermore the teacher used the integrated approaches. All in all, the teacher applied the approaches; it could help the teacher to get easier in teaching writing. Moreover, when the teacher use the approaches whether it will be integrated or not; hopefully it could be support the teaching writing process