The Use of Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIRC) Technique to Improve Students’ Reading Comprehension At The Eight Grade Students of SMP Al Islam Kartasura in the Academic Year of 2015/2016 (A Classroom Action Research)

Desy, Aprilia Nurvasari and Hj., Suprapti, M.Pd. (2017) The Use of Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIRC) Technique to Improve Students’ Reading Comprehension At The Eight Grade Students of SMP Al Islam Kartasura in the Academic Year of 2015/2016 (A Classroom Action Research). skripsi thesis, IAIN Surakarta.

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Abstract

Keyword: reading, recount, CIRC The problems of the research are: (1) How is the implementation of CIRC technique in teaching reading comprehension at the eighth grade of SMP Al Islam Kartasura in academic year of 2016/2017, and (2) How is the improvement of students reading comprehension by using CIRC technique at the eighth grade of SMP Al Islam Kartasura in academic year of 2016/2017. The objectives of the research are: (1) Describing how the implementation of CIRC Technique in improving students’ reading recount text at the eighth grade of SMP Al Islam Kartasura in academic year of 2016/2017, (2) Knowing how the improvement of students reading comprehension by using CIRC technique at the eighth grade of SMP Al Islam Kartasura in academic year of 2016/2017. The method used in this research was Classroom Action Research (CAR). This research was started from March until June 2016. The subject of the research was class D of the eight grade students of SMP Al Islam Kartasura, they are 31 students. This research was conducted in two cycles of actions with three meetings in each cycle. It was consisting of planning, acting, observing, and reflecting in each cycle and ended by post-test. The instruments that were used in this research involved observation checklist, interview guidelines, and reading comprehension test. The implementation of CIRC did by discussion technique. The researcher made a group of students. Then the researcher distributed recount text for each of group as a discussion material. The students should find the main idea, generic structure, the purpose of text, detail information of the text and verb 2 as the characteristic language feature of recount text. After the discussion session was done, the researcher asked the group to present their discussion result in front of class. In the end of meeting, the researcher did test to measure the student understading about the material.The result of the study showed that there was improvement of students’ reading comprehension and class situation of English class. Most of the students gradually gained good scores at the end of each cycle. The score of Minimum Mastery Criterion- Kriteria Ketuntasan Minimal (KKM) of English lesson is 70. The students’ mean score in pre-tes was 54,51. The mean score of the first cycle was 65,80. The mean score in the second cycle was 74,35. While, the implementation of CIRC improves class situation and students performance. It is hoped that this result can give other teachers inspiration to implement CIRC in their class.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Education
300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Education > 373 Secondary education
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2017 05:36
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2017 05:36
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/677

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