THE INFLUENCE OF USING THINK-PAIR-SHARE TECHNIQUE ON IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT THE SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF MTs DARUL MASHOLEH KOTA CIREBON

NELI FAUZIAH, (2017) THE INFLUENCE OF USING THINK-PAIR-SHARE TECHNIQUE ON IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT THE SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF MTs DARUL MASHOLEH KOTA CIREBON. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

NELI FAUZIAH: Reading is not as easy as what people think because it is not only read a sentence and say it out to others but also we have to understand the content of the reading text and its purpose. The main problem of the research are the difficulties of students in reading comprehension of English text and students feel unconfident to ask questions to the teacher that should be overcome by certain strategy. This research using cooperative learning strategy “think-pair-share technique” to gave evidence that strategy can increase students reading comprehension. This research is aimed at finding out whether teaching reading of descriptive text using Think-Pair-Share technique is improves students’ reading comprehension. Descriptive text is the text which describes, something, someone, situation and etc. or describe about the way person, places, or things appear. In learning descriptive text, students may heve difficulties in learning it. Students may be confused what to describe although they know the topic which has been given by the teacher. Therefore, in this research, researcher will try to using Think-Pair-Share technique. This strategy is expected to overcome the problem that occurs in the field. The reseach method is a quantitative which is designed as pre-experimental, that is one group pre-test post-test design. The research was conducted in MTs Darul Masholeh Kota Cirebon. Were population at second grade are 103 students. The technique of collecting data used by test,which is multiple choice test. Try out Instrument test used by validity, reliabillity, difficulty index, and discrimination index. And the technique of analysis data used by t-test and SPSS 18.0 for window. The result of calculated by independent sample that tcount is -12.145 with degree of freedom (df) is (n-1) 39-1=38 and the score of sig. (2-tailed) = .000<0.05. The value of - ttable for df 38 is -1.685, it means that the value of tcount is lower than the value of -ttable (- 24.958<-1.685). So, H0 is rejected and Ha is accepted, it means that there is positive difference score of test before and after treatment by using learner training. It can be concluded that Think-Pair-Share technique is an effective tool that can help the students’ achievement in learning reading comprehension at the seventh grade of MTs Darul Masholeh Cirebon. In teaching and learning process using Think-Pair-Share technique can increase students reading comprehension based on the result of reasearch Think-Pair-Share technique can be used as an alternative strategy in learning English. In order that students are interested, active and being motivated students to learn independently, then increase students’ comprehension in reading descriptive text. Key words: think-pair-share technique, reading comprehension, descriptive text.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 07:37
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2017 07:37
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2336

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