Improving the reading compehension ability by using the cloze test strategy among the eighth graders of MTs Riyadlatul Ulum Bumiharjo Batanghari Lampung Timur

Hamidah, Mimi (2019) Improving the reading compehension ability by using the cloze test strategy among the eighth graders of MTs Riyadlatul Ulum Bumiharjo Batanghari Lampung Timur. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

This research was conducted in order to show that cloze test strategy can improve the students’ ability in reading recount text at the eighth graders of Mts Riyadlatul ‘Ulum Bumiharjo Batanghari Lampung Timur. The subject of the research was consisted of 19 students’ VIII A. In conducting this research, the researcher used Classroom Action Research. The researcher and the English teacher of Mts Riyadlatul ‘Ulum were collaborated in conducting this research. The researcher as the teacher and the English teacher was an observer and a collaborator. The researcher used cloze test as the strategy in teaching recount text. This research was conducted following steps of the action research: planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. The research was carried out in two cycles. Each cycle consisted of two meetings. The data was gathered in this research through test, observation sheet, field notes and documentation. The result of the research showed that there was improvement of the students’ ability in reading recount text by using cloze test strategy. Most of the students got good scores at the cycle II. The score of Minimum Mastery Criteria of English lesson was 70. The average score of the students in the pre-test was 43.15. The average of the students score of post-test 1 was 62.42 and the students’ average score in post-test 2 was 75.47. Moreover, it showed that there were 42% passed the Minimum Mastery Criteria in the cycle I and 79% students or more than 75% students passed the Minimum Mastery Criteria. It meant that this research had been reached the criteria of success. Therefore, it could be concluded that cloze test strategy improve students’ reading comprehension ability in reading recount text.

Keywords: Cloze Test, Reading, Recount Text

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2019 08:19
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 08:19
URI: https://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/179

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