DESIGNING INTEGRATED CHARACTER VALUES LEARNING MATERIALS FOR TEACHING SPEAKING
Keywords:Character Values, Language Learning, Teaching Speaking
Building good character in students is a shared concern. One way of realizing such a concern is integrating character values into learning material and instructional activities. This study aims to develop and examine a set of learning materials for teaching speaking. This research employs Research and Development approach. Participants of the research were 21 seventh-grade students, 2 teachers as practitioners, and 3 experts. The obtained data from the questionnaire and interview were analysed to know what sort of materials the students need. It was known that the students need more attractive and interactive materials to learn speaking. The values of discipline, helpful, courage, politeness/respect, responsibility, awareness, and willingness were needed to be integrated according to the basic competence analysis of the developed material. The final product was a module named “Smart and Good English” that consisted of a teacher’s book, a student’s book, and interactive media. It was validated by the experts and tried out. From the observation and interview when it was tried out, the module helped the teachers to internalize character values and gave students’ behavior improvement.
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