Improving the students reading skill by using directed activities related to texts (DARTS) strategies among the eighth graders of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Metro in the academic year of 2018/2019

Hayati, Nur (2019) Improving the students reading skill by using directed activities related to texts (DARTS) strategies among the eighth graders of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Metro in the academic year of 2018/2019. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

The main purpose of this research to investigate the students’ reading skill of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Metro and to know what extend the DARTS could help the students’ learning process. The writer tries to attest that DARTS strategies can be one of the teaching strategy to improve the students’ reading comprehension skill. The researcher had outline the problem in this research that focused on reading comprehension skill. It is related on the problem identification that the students do not understand about the passage and they do not interest in reading material.

In this case, the researcher conducted classroom action research (CAR). In this research, the researcher conducted the research in two cycles. Each cycle existed the other has relationship. They are including planning, action, observation and reflection. The subject of this research was 25 at the eighth grade of students at SMP muhammadiyah 1 Metro. In collecting data, the researcher used the test, observation, and documentation. The tests consist of pre-test and post-test. The purposes of pre-test and post-test are to know how far the students’ reading comprehension ability before and after being given the treatment.

The result of pre-test and post-test show that there improves from the pretest and post-test. The average score of the post-test is higher than pre-test. The average score of pre-test is 47,2, then the average score of post-test I is 66,8 and the average score of post-test II is 79,2 so that there is progress of the average’s score from the tests. The progress occurred from pre-test to the post-test cycle I, there is increase for about 19,6 points, and from the post-test cycle I to the posttest cycle II, there is increase for about 12,4 points. It is clear that by using Direct Activities Realated To Texts as a strategy of teaching and learning process, the students would be able to improve their reading comprehension ability.


Keywords: Reading narrative, DARTS, and Reading Skill.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2019 07:45
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2019 07:45
URI: https://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/165

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