The implementation of cooperative learning in creative writing training
Teaching creative writing such as poetry takes a variety of specific strategies. Thus, writing poetry in schools involves a lot of obstacles and pupils of Indonesian Junior High School (SMP) of tend to be avoided. This research was conducted with the Cooperative Learning; it is such a series of activities in writing the poems that provided greater opportunities for pupils to perform the process of writing. The application of this strategy had a high effectiveness compared to other methods in the process of writing poetry by pupils.