THE INFLUENCE OF QUESTIONING THE AUTHOR (QtA) STRATEGY TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION OF RECOUNT TEXT AT THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP KEMALA BHAYANGKARI KOTABUMI IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2016/ 2017

Erviani, Tria (2017) THE INFLUENCE OF QUESTIONING THE AUTHOR (QtA) STRATEGY TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION OF RECOUNT TEXT AT THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP KEMALA BHAYANGKARI KOTABUMI IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2016/ 2017. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

Reading is one of language skills that should be mastered by the students. In reading the text, readers can find the knowledge and get information from printed text. The students’ reading comprehension of SMP Kemala Bhayangkari Kotabumi is still low especially in reading recount text. It can be seen from the students’ reading score in preliminary research. There were 61.25% of the students who got the score under 70 as the criteria of minimum mastery. To solve the problem, the researcher applied QtA strategy. QtA is one way to help students comprehend the text because they working together in the group. The objective of this research was to know whether there is a significant influence of using Questioning the Author (QtA) strategy toward students’ reading comprehension in recount text at the second semester of the eighth grade of SMP Kemala Bhayangkari Kotabumi in the academic year of 2016/2017. The research methodology was quasi experimental design. In this research, the population was the eighth grade of SMP Kemala Bhayangkari Kotabumi. The sample of this research was two classes consisting of 27 students for experimental class and 26 students for control class. In the experimental class, the researcher used Questioning the Author (QtA) strategy and in the control class the teacher used SQ3R. The treatments were held in 3 meetings in which 2 x 40 minutes for each class. In collecting the data, the researcher used instrument in the form of multiple choice questions which had been tried out before the treatments. The instrument was given in pre-test and post-test. Before giving the treatment, the writer gave pre-test for both classes. Then, after conducting the treatments, the instrument was given in post-test. After giving pre-test and post-test, the researcher analyzed the data using SPSS to compute independent sample t-test. From the data analysis computed by using SPSS, it was obtained that Sig. = 0.000 and α = 0.05. It means Ha is accepted because Sig. < α = 0.000 < 0.05. Therefore, there is a significant influence of using Questioning the Author (QtA) strategy towards students’ reading comprehension in recount text at the second semester of the eighth grade of SMP Kemala Bhayangkari Kotabumi.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: ADMINLIB PERPUSTAKAAN
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2017 01:59
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2017 01:59
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/1605

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