Use of Crossword Media to Increase the Arabic Vocabulary of Higher Class in Elementary School

  • Taqqiyyuddin Taqqiyyuddin Madrasah Ibtidaiyah Nu Maudlu'ul Ulum Pandean Malang
  • Somayeh Barzegar Islamic Azad University
  • Md. Saiful Islam National Academy for Primary Education (NAPE)
Keywords: Crossword Media, Elementary School, Higher Class


Purpose of the study: This research aims to achieve the following objectives: Planning: Describe the planning process for utilizing Crossword Puzzle media to enhance the Arabic vocabulary of fifth-grade students at Madrasah Ibtidaiyah Nahdlatul Ulama’ (MINU) Maudlu’ul Ulum Pandean Malang. Implementation: Detail the implementation of Crossword Puzzle media to increase the Arabic vocabulary of class V students at MINU Maudlu’ul Ulum Pandean Malang. Evaluation: Provide insights into the evaluation of the effectiveness of Crossword Puzzle media in enhancing the Arabic vocabulary of class V students at MINU Maudlu’ul Ulum Pandean Malang.

Methodology: The research adopts a qualitative descriptive approach within the framework of classroom action research. The study comprises four stages: planning, implementation, observation, and reflection. Two cycles were conducted, involving a total of four meetings. Data collection methods include observation, interviews, and documentation. Triangulation is employed to ensure data validity. The research draws from a sample of class V students.

Main Findings: The research demonstrates that the use of crossword puzzles effectively enhances the Arabic vocabulary of class V students. Success indicators include: Positive Student Engagement: During the learning process, students exhibit happiness and enthusiasm. Improved Assessment Results: Student performance shows significant improvement compared to their initial results. Pre-test completion rate: 44.4% Cycle I: 77.7%, Cycle II: 83%

Novelty/Originality of this study: This study’s novelty lies in its potential as a reference tool for educators aiming to enhance the Arabic vocabulary of fifth-grade elementary school students using crossword puzzles.


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How to Cite
T. Taqqiyyuddin, S. Barzegar, and M. S. Islam, “Use of Crossword Media to Increase the Arabic Vocabulary of Higher Class in Elementary School”, J. Bs. Edu. R, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 28-33, Jan. 2024.

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