Journal of English Language and Pedagogy <table cellpadding="2"> <tbody align="top"> <tr> <td width="135px">Journal Title</td> <td><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Journal of English Language and Pedagogy</a></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>ISSN</td> <td><strong><a title="issn" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2527-3655</a> (print) | <a title="issn" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2579-8782</a> (online)</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>DOI Prefix</td> <td><strong>Prefix 10.36597 </strong>by <strong>Crossref</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Editor in Chief</td> <td><a href=";view=overview" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Hanandyo Dardjito, Ph.D.</strong></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Publisher</td> <td><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Direktorat Pascasarjana Pendidikan, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa</a></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Frequency</td> <td><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Two issues per year (June and December)</a></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">Citation Analysis</td> <td><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sinta</a> | <a href=";user=fBKlwq4AAAAJ">Google Scholar</a> | <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Garuda</a> | <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Dimension</a></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="justify"><strong>Journal of English Language and Pedagogy</strong> is an official scientific journal of the Direktorat Pascasarjana Pendidikan, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Indonesia. <strong>Journal of English Language and Pedagogy </strong>is a refereed publication devoted to research articles and reports concerned with the teaching and learning of English, language in education, language planning, language testing, curriculum design and material development, multilingualism, and multilingual education, discourse analysis, and translation. The Journal is published twice a year (June and December).</p> <table cellpadding="2"> <tbody align="top"> <tr> <td width="100px"><img src="" alt="" /></td> <td>This journal has been<strong> ACCREDITED by the National Journal Accreditation (ARJUNA), </strong>Managed by<strong> the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education, Republic Indonesia, </strong>with <strong> <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Third Grade (Peringkat 3, Sinta 3)</a>.</strong><strong> </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Accepted and published papers will be freely accessed on this website and the following abstracting &amp; indexing databases:</p> <ul> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Science and Technology Index (Sinta)<br /></strong></a></li> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Garba Rujukan Digital (Garuda)</strong></a></li> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Google Scholar</strong></a></li> <li><strong>Crossref Search</strong></li> <li><strong>Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Index</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>The journal has been listed in</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href=";search[]=MUST=allissnbis=%222579-8782%22&amp;role[]=11&amp;search_id=16054040"><strong>ROAD ISSN</strong></a></li> </ul> <p><strong>OAI Address</strong></p> <p><strong>Journal of English Language and Pedagogy</strong> has an OAI address: <a href=""></a></p> <p align="justify">Please read this guideline carefully. Every manuscript sent to the editorial office of the journal ought to follow the writing guidelines. If the manuscript does not meet the author's guidelines or any manuscript written in a different format, the article <strong>will BE REJECTED </strong>before further review. Only submitted manuscripts that meet the format of the journal will be processed further.</p> Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa en-US Journal of English Language and Pedagogy 2527-3655 The effectiveness of small group discussion in writing report text <p>Lack of interest in writing individually by students makes writing activity as one of the four language skills pay less attention to the students. Creating small Group Discussion is one method that can help students improve their learning achievement, especially in improving their writings. This research was intended to know the effectiveness of Small Group Discussion Technique on students’ achievement in writing report text at Madrasah Aliyah Negeri (MAN) Pematang Siantar. The populations of this research were 38 eleventh class students of Madrasah Aliyah Negeri (MAN) Pematang Siantar. The samples of this research were taken from 38 students (XI IPA 1).). The students’ achievement was measured l the students’ writing through pretest and posttest. The data were analyzed by using SPSS program. The pretest result shows the means score is 60.13 with the highest score is 70 and the lowest score is 50, while the post test result shows the means score is 60.13 with the highest score is 70 and the lowest score is 50. As the T-Test result, the significant value of Small Group Discussion is 0.000 &lt;0.05. The different scores between the Pre Test and the Post Test, and the T-test results show that there are differences between scores before and after Small Group Discussion technique were applied to the students. That means there is the effectiveness of Small Group Discussion on student’s achievement in writing Report Text</p> Ika Purnama Sari Epi Supriyani Siregar Roslaini Roslaini Ariyani Muljo Eri Ester Khairas Ari Setiawan Copyright (c) 2024 Journal of English Language and Pedagogy 2024-05-17 2024-05-17 1 9 10.36597/jelp.v7i1.16302