The Effectiveness of Pre, Whilst and Post Strategy and Small Group Discussion on Improving Students’ Reading “Descriptive Text” (An Experimental Research of the Tenth Year Students of SMA N I Bobotsari-Purbalingga in the Academic Year 2008/2009).

Yulfah Masruroh , 2201405520 (2009) The Effectiveness of Pre, Whilst and Post Strategy and Small Group Discussion on Improving Students’ Reading “Descriptive Text” (An Experimental Research of the Tenth Year Students of SMA N I Bobotsari-Purbalingga in the Academic Year 2008/2009). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    Abstract

    The topic of this study is the Effectiveness of Pre, Whilst and Post Strategy and Small Group Discussion on Improving Students’ Reading “Descriptive Text” (An Experimental Research of the Tenth Year Students of SMA N I Bobotsari-Purbalingga in the Academic Year 2008/2009) In this study, the researcher limited the discussion by stating this following problem: the students find the difficulties in comprehending descriptive text and the lack of appropriate technique application in teaching reading of the Tenth Year Students of SMA N Bobotsari-Purbalingga in the Academic Year 2008/2009. Afterwards, the objectives of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of Pre, Whilst and Post Strategy and Small group Discussion to improve the students’ reading descriptive text. Experimental Method approach was adopted by conducting six meetings in this study. This first meeting is try out. The second meeting was pre-test. The third, the fourth and the fifth meeting were treatment. The last, was for post-test. It is hoped that this research would be useful for teaching and learning process. The population of the study was the tenth year students of SMA N I Bobotsari-Purbalingga in the academic year 2008/2009. There was 6 classes consist 240 students. Then, class X A and X B which consists of 40 students were taken as the subject of the study. The methods used for obtaining the study were collecting data from the students’ pre-test, and the students’ post-test. First, try out was conducted at beginning of the research. Then, the second meeting was held for pre-test. It continued with the treatment 1, 2, and 3 in the third, fourth, and fifth meeting. Finally, the students got a post-test in the sixth meeting. The result of the students’ progress during the teaching learning process by using Pre, Whilst and Post Strategy (PWPS) was very good. The students’ achievement increased from the first meeting to the last meeting. It could be seen from the average score of pre-test. The result of pre-test were 6.55 and 6.43 for experiment group (PWPS) and control group (Small Group Discussion). The result of post-test were 7.89 and 6.57 for experiment group (PWPS) and control group (Small group Discussion) T-test was also employed to test whether or not the result improvement from pre-test to post-test was significant. From the analysis used t-test, it was obtained that the value was 1.66 at 0.05 alpha significant value. It meant that the improvement from pre-test and post-test was statistically significant. Therefore, teachers should always try to find the better technique for their teaching. Based on the result, the use of Pre, Whilst and Post Strategy (PWPS) an effective way in improving the students’ reading comprehension.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Descriptive Texts, Improve, Students’ Reading Comprehension.
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: budi santoso perpustakaan
    Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2011 02:58
    Last Modified: 25 Apr 2015 00:26

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