THE INFLUENCE OF DIRECTED READING ACTIVITY (DRA) STRATEGY TOWARD STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN RECOUNT TEXT AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP AL AZHAR 3 BANDAR LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018

Laksono, Rizqa Dwi (2018) THE INFLUENCE OF DIRECTED READING ACTIVITY (DRA) STRATEGY TOWARD STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN RECOUNT TEXT AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP AL AZHAR 3 BANDAR LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

Reading is one of necessary skill that should be mastered by students because it can help students to acquire knowledge and get information. Based on the preliminary research, the researcher found that the students at SMP Al Azhar 3 Bandar Lampung faced difficulty in reading comprehension especially in recount text. The researcher applied directed reading activity (DRA) strategy to solve this problem. Directed reading activity (DRA) strategy is a strategy that provides students with instructional support, before, during and after reading by using framework. The objective of this research is to find out whether there is influence of using directed reading activity (DRA) strategy toward students’ reading comprehension of personal recount text at the first semester of the eighth grade of SMP Al Azhar 3 Bandar Lampung in the academic year of 2017/2018. The research design was quasi experimental design. The sample of this research was 62 students taken from eight grade of SMP Al Azhar 3 Bandar Lampung which was chosen through random sampling technique. The sample of this research was two classes consisting of 30 students for experimental class and 32 students for control class. In the experimental class, the researcher used directed reading activity (DRA) strategy and in control class the researcher used reading aloud strategy to teach students. The treatments were held in 3 meetings in which 2 x 40 minutes for each class. In collecting the data, the researcher conducted pre-test and post-test by serving a multiple choice test which consists of 20 items for each test. The data were analyzed by using SPSS to compute independent sample t-test. The result of statistical calculation, the mean score of pre-test in experimental class is 50.09 and 68.17 for post-test. Meanwhile, the mean score of pre-test in control class is 51.42 and 62.97 for posttest. Moreover, in the table of hypothetical test, it can be seen that Sig = 0.013 and α = 0.05. It proved that the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected and the alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted because Sig < α = 0.013. In the other words, directed reading activity (DRA) strategy could significantly improve students’ ability in reading comprehension of recount text at eighth grade student of SMP Al Azhar 3 Bandar Lampung in the academic year of 2017/2018. Keywords: Reading comprehension, recount text, directed reading activity (DRA) strategy

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
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Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2018 03:31
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2018 03:31
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/2903

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