IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION TROUGH CROSSWORD PUZZLE (A Classroom Action Research of the Seventh Grade Students of SMP NEGERI 3 TENGARAN IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/ 2016)

Munjayanah, Siti (2016) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION TROUGH CROSSWORD PUZZLE (A Classroom Action Research of the Seventh Grade Students of SMP NEGERI 3 TENGARAN IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/ 2016). Other thesis, Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan.

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This research is intented to elevate the students’reading comprehension through crossword puzzle. The Aim of this research are to know how is teaching and learning situation when crossword puzzle is implemented in reading comprehension instruction, wheter the the implementation of crossword puzzle improve reading comprehension in descriptivetext and also to find out whether interactive method by applying crossword puzzle can improve students’ reading comprehension of the seventh grade in SMP Negeri 3 Tengaran. The subjects of the research were 36 students in grade VII at SMP Negeri 3 Tengaran.The methodology of this research was classroom action research(CAR) which consists of two cycles; each cycle consists of planning, action, observation and reflection. In this research the writer is the teacher and assisted by an observer. The observer notes all of the process in learning activities. To find out whether interactive method by applying crossword puzzle can improve students’ reading comprehension, the writer gives the students pre test before treatment and post test after treatment. The finding shows that the t-test calculation from the result of pre-test and post-test in cycle I is 11,793 and in cycle II is 13,26. Both of them is greater than t table with n =36 is 1960.The result of this study concluded that there were improvements of students’ reading comprehension trough crossword puzzle. It could be seen from the result of classroom observation that showed the students’ better performance of using crossword puzzle during the teaching and learning process. The students’ involvement during the implementation of crossword puzzle was also better than before the implementation. Additionally, the implementations of crossword puzzles and the complementary action were successful to help the students understand new words and learn English better. Based on research finding, the writer conclude that the students’ reading comprehension was improved through the implementation of crossword puzzles.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: Ilmu Ekonomi,Politik, Sosial, Budaya dan Pertahanan Negera > Ilmu Pendidikan
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email bimoharyosetyoko@iainsalatiga.ac.id
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2017 05:00
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2017 05:00
URI: http://e-repository.perpus.iainsalatiga.ac.id/id/eprint/1443

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