TEACHING READING THROUGH CLOTH BOARDS AT SECOND GRADE STUDENTS OF SMPN 1 KEMANGKON
IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2011 / 2012
Submitted to English Department as a Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements S.Pd. Degree
TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION FACULTY MUHAMMADIYAH UNIVERSITY OF PURWOKERTO
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This thesis is dedicated to:
Allah SWT always makes save and guides me in every step in my life, thanks God for
My beloved mother
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your caring, trusting, and supporting that always given to me up till now. Your pray,
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and thank you so much my mother. I Love you much my dearest mother ^-^
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best lecture for me. Thank you so much.
Special Thanks to:
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Bagus, Yandi, Rido, Ms Ian. Thanks guys for coloring my days that we have spent
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unforgettable experience. I know the true friendship from you all. Wish we can keep
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Alhamdulillahi rabbil’alamin. Firstly and mainly the writer would like to say thanks to Allah SWT who has given mercy and blessing so that the writer could finish this thesis as a partial fulfillment for the requirements of S.Pd. degree at English Department, Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Muhammadiyah University of Purwokerto. Secondly, the writer would like say thank to:
1. Drs. Ahmad, M.Pd., the Dean of Teacher Training and Education Faculty who gave permission to conduct the research.
2. Endang Kusrini, S.Pd, M.Hum., the Head of English Department for giving permission to the writer to conduct the research.
3. Drs. Suwartono, M.Hum. as the first consultant who had guided and corrected the manuscript of this thesis.
4. Lutfi Istikharoh, M.Pd. as the second consultant who had guided and gave suggestion of this thesis.
5. All the lecturers in English Department for the dedication in giving the knowledge to the writer.
6. Suparyo, S.Pd. the Headmaster of SMP Negeri 1 Kemangkon who had allowed the writer to conduct the research.
7. Nrangwesti, S.Pd., The English teacher of SMP Negeri 1 Kemangkon who help the research.
9. All who had helped the writer to finish this thesis.
Finally, the writer believes that this thesis is still far from being perfect. Therefore, the writer invites constructive criticism and also suggestion from the readers. The writer hopes that this thesis can be useful for educational field and also the readers who are interested in.
Purwokerto, Maret 2013
TABLE OF CONTENT
TITLE ... i
APPROVAL ... ii
MOTTO ... v
DEDICATION ... vi
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ... viii
TABLE OF CONTENT ... x
CHAPTER II THEORITICAL REVIEW A. The Nature of Reading ... 6
C. Cloth Boards Technique ... 15
D. Teaching Reading Comprehension Using Cloth Boards 1. Definition of Cloth Boards ... 16
CHAPTER III RESEARCH METODOLOGY A. Method of Research ... 21
B. Place and Time of the Research ... 21
C. The Object of the Research ... 22
D. Technique of Data Collection ... 23
E. Data Analysis ... 28
CHAPTER IV RESULT AND DISCUSSION A. Result ... 31
B. Significance of Difference Between Experiment and Control Class ... 33
C. Discussion ... 37
CHAPTER V CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTION A. Conclusion ... 39
B. Suggestion ... 39
LIST OF TABLE
LIST OF CHART
Chart 1 Student’s result of control class ... 31 Chart 2 Student’s result of experimental class... 32 Chart 2 Student’s reading comprehension in pre-test and post-test... 33
LIST OF APPENDICES
1.List of Student’ name
1.Lesson Plan 1 2.Lesson Plan 2 3.Lesson Plan 3 4.Cloth Boards
1.Students’ Reading Result of Control Class 2.Students’ Reading Result of experimental Class
TEACHING READING THROUGH CLOTH BOARDS AT SECOND GRADE STUDENTD OF SMPN 1 KEMANGKON
IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2011 / 2012
The aim of this research was to find out the effectiveness of reciprocal technique in teaching reading comprehension. This research was conducted at SMP Negeri 1 Kemangkon in academic year 2011 / 2012. The experimental research was carry out on July 2012. The total sample this research was 74 students. The students were divided into two classes. The eight grade of class B and the eighth grade of class C. the eight grade of class B was the experimental class that was taught through cloth boards as a medium and the eighth grade of class C was control class that was taught without medium. To get the sample, purposive non equivalent technique (choose the sample unknown the condition before) was used. In collecting the data, the writer used multiple choice test (pre-test and post-(pre-test). Pre-(pre-test was given before the treatment was done and post-(pre-test was given after the treatment was given.
Based on the result, it was found that cloth boards were effective for teaching reading comprehension. It can be seen from the result of t-test; 6,260 and the result t-table at significant level 5% with degree was freedom was 1,666. After calculated the obtained with the table, the writer can be concluded that t-obtained was higher than t-table (6,260>1,666).