Thesis, Medan: English Departement Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teachers Training State University For Islamic Studies North Sumatera, Medan 2015. The research was conducted to improve students’ ability in writing Recount Text by using Lightening the Learning Climate Strategy. This reserach was aimed to find out the improvement of the students’ in writing Recount text through Lightening the Learning Climate Strategy. The subject of this research was on the eight grade at Mts Cipta Simpang Dolok, Batu - Bara in 2015/2016 Academic Year. It consisted one of class with 28 students are respoondets. The objective was to discover the significant improvement of the students’ in writing Recount text if the students were taught by using Lightening the Learning Climate Strategy. The technique of analyzing the data applied in this research were qualitative and quantitave. The qualitative data were taken from observation sheet, diary notes, interview and documentation. The quantitave data were taken from tests which were carried out in two clycle and two cycles conducted in three meetings. The tests were given to the students in the form of pre-test, post test I in the first cycle, and post test II in the second cycle.The result of data analysis showed that there was an improvement on the students’ in writing Recount text from each cycle. It was showed from the mean of pre-test which was 53,53. After using Lightening the Learning Climate Strategy was applied in the first cycle, there was an improvement of the result of the students’ mean which was 61,35 and for the second cycle after reflection on the first cycle, there was an improvement of students’ mean which was 73. Moreover, in pre-test session which was 7,14% (2 students) who got point of over 65. In post test I for the firs cycle which was 35,71% (10 students) who got the point of over 65. In post test II for the second cycle which was 89,25% (25 students) who got the point of over 65. So, the total percentage the improvement from the pre-test to post test II was 85%. In other words, the students’nin writing recount text was improved and based on interview, observation sheet, diary notes and documentation, it showed that the result of the students also improved
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