IMPROVING READING COMPREHENSION ACHIEVEMENT BY USING FOLKTALES THROUGH HERRINGBONE TECHNIQUE

Arriyani, Nurfisi and Aryanti, Nurul IMPROVING READING COMPREHENSION ACHIEVEMENT BY USING FOLKTALES THROUGH HERRINGBONE TECHNIQUE. In: The 1st Sriwijaya University Learning and Education International Conference (SULE-IC) 2014, 16-18 May 2014, Palembang.

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    Abstract

    There is a fact that most of pupils at elementary school still face some difficulties with English at the first time. The teacher needs to encourage them to love the lesson, in order to help them memorize the new vocabulary easily. Therefore, the main objective of this study was to see whether the use of Herringbone technique with folktales improved the pupils’ reading comprehension achievement. Non-equivalent group pretest-posttest design was used in this study. The population was the fifth grade pupils of SDN 39 Palembang in the academic year of 2010/2011 with a total number of 74 pupils. Out of this population, 50 pupils wwere taken as sample. There were two groups, each of which consisted of 25 pupils. The data were collected by using multiple-choice reading comprehension test. The data obtained were analyzed by using t-test formula. The finding shows that Herringbone technique improved the pupils’ reading comprehension achievement. There was a significant difference in reading comprehension achievement of the pupils after they were taught by using folktale through herringbone technique. The result of the study indicates that the pupils had better improvement in their post-test scores. Keywords: Herringbone technique, reading comprehension achievement

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education > Department of Language and Arts Education
    Depositing User: Dr, M.A. Hartono Hartono
    Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 07:42
    Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 07:42
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/6760

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