The Teacher’s Strategy To Improve Reading Comprehension at the Eighth Grade Students of MTs Negeri Baranti

Azisah, Nur (2019) The Teacher’s Strategy To Improve Reading Comprehension at the Eighth Grade Students of MTs Negeri Baranti. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Parepare.

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Reading comprehension is important for all students especially in junior high school students. Reading is the language skill which learners usually find the most difficult. They felt under pressure to understand every word because they are lack in their vocabulary. It automatically influenced their ability in making inferences, finding information detail and finding main idea. The teacher has an important role to choose appropriate methods and techniques to attract students’ passion in improving these skills.

The objective of the research is expected to find out whether inquiry strategy able to improve students reading comprehension at the eighth grade of MTs Negeri Baranti Kab. Sidrap. Then in this research the writer use pre-experimental design with one group pre-test and carried out at MTs Negeri Baranti Kab. Sidrap, and it was conducted from September 2018 up to October 2018. Population of this research was the second grade students that consist of seven classes and 210 students. The sample was one class namely VII.C that consists of 24 students as experimental class, which was selected by using purposive sampling. The instrument of the research was test in the form of essay.

The result showed that the students’ mean score of pre-test was 39,3 and their score of post-test after the implementation inquiry strategy was 60,6 in which the gain amounted 21,2. It means that there was significant difference of students reading comprehension before and after taught through inquiry strategy. Then the rage percentage in post-test was higher than the rate percentage in pre-test in teaching reading. the t-test was greater than value of t-table (7,10 > 1,714). Where the result of computation of t-test value got 7,10 if it was consulted with t-table value got 1,714. It proved by the students’ score of post-test. The result of the research proved that by using of inquiry strategy were effective to be used in teaching the students’ reading comprehension and it means that null hypothesis is rejected and alternative hypothesis is accepted. It can be concluded that inquiry strategy be used to improve students reading comprehension significantly.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading Comprehension, Teacher’s Strategy
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Subhan Saleh
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2019 22:37
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2019 22:37

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