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The objective of this article is to describe the upshot students descriptive writing at eleventh grade in SMA Muhammadiyah Rappang. This research employed the method of the research was pre-experimental method with one group pre-test and post-test design. The population was the Eleventh grade students (XI) of SMA Muhammadiyah Rappang in 2015-2016 academic years. Totalnumber of population was 20 students and the sample was taken by using census sampling technique, whole students at eleventh grade (20) was chosen as a sample. The instrument used in this research was to write decriptive composition. The result of this research showed that the pre-test got the mean score (53.60) while the post-test got mean score (77.95). This showed that there was significant difference between pre test and post-test. The result of the p-value (0.00) was lower than alpha (0.05). This means that H1 was accepted . the reserch concluded that teaching writing by using keyword increased the students’ ability to write descriptive composition at eleventh grade in SMA Muhammadiyah Rappang.
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