THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CAROUSEL BRAINSTORMING IN TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION: A CASE STUDY OF THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF MAN 3 KOTA CIREBON

EMI LATIFAH, (2012) THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CAROUSEL BRAINSTORMING IN TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION: A CASE STUDY OF THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF MAN 3 KOTA CIREBON. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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EMI LATIFAH: Reg. No. 58430490 THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CAROUSEL BRAINSTORMING IN TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION: A CASE STUDY OF THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF MAN 3 KOTA CIREBON In learning to read, the foreign language learners naturally have a big challenge for comprehending written text. They do not use any strategies to help them understand the text as they are unable to connect their background knowledge with the text. They read it just because the teacher ordered so and they also consider reading only as sounding out words. This difficulty can be erased by giving them activity that is able to engage them before reading. Reading is a complex activity including both perception and thought. It is also consisting two related processes: word recognition and comprehension. Readers naturally use background knowledge, vocabulary, grammatical knowledge, experience with text and other strategies to help them understand written text. Carousel brainstorming is a strategy that requires students to access background knowledge by thinking about subtopics within a broader topic. The purpose of this activity is to activate students' prior knowledge of a topic or topics through movement and conversation. This research was conducted through qualitative methodology. This approach is used in order to gain deeper insight to the implementation of Carousel Brainstorming as pre-reading activity in teaching reading comprehension. The aims of this research is to know the implementation of Carousel Brainstorming in teaching reading comprehension, to identify the contribution of the technique to students‟ reading comprehension, and also to find out the advantages and disadvantages of using the technique. All the finding data are compared with the literature of Carousel Brainstorming and teaching reading comprehension. The finding of this research shows that the technique was implemented appropriately as the students were so excited with this activity. This finding is also strength by the students‟ expression towards the activity. The students feel burnt up and engaged to the text and they are able to connect their background knowledge with the text although some of the brainstorming answers develop to other points. As result of this research, Carousel Brainstorming is an easy technique that used to activate background knowledge of the students before reading the text. It gives contributions for students in activating and connecting their background knowledge with the text. The advantages of using this technique are that students can actively think and connecting their background knowledge with the text. The disadvantages of using this technique include some results of Carousel Brainstorming that may develop to other point.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2017 04:48
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2017 03:25
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/1163

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