Adi B. W. Banu, Dr. Januarius Mujiyanto, Dr. Djoko Sutopo
Abstract: The objective of this study was to explain the effectiveness of using letter blocks word builder game and compound words game in teaching writing to introvert and extrovert students. This study involved 40 students from English Education of STKIP SoE. Quantitative method used in this study. Experimental study was applied to measure the effectiveness of the games. The result of this study shown that, there was significant between the pre-test and post-test scores. There was increasing of score 21.00 points from pre-test and post-test by using letter blocks word builder game and 17.00 points by using compound words game in teaching writing. It meant that, there was a significant increasing of score from pre-test to post-test. And then, based on the hypothetical test, it was obtained Sig. 0.192 > 0.05. It could be concluded that Howas accepted, and Ha was rejected.The result of research showed that there was an interaction among the use of technique, personality learning styles and writing. As a matter of fact, it is important for the teachers to enhance the students? personality learning styles in teaching writing.
Keywords: Letter blocks word builder game, compound words game, teaching writing, effectiveness