THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THINK - PAIR - SHARE TECHNIQUE (TPS) TO TEACH READING COMPREHENSION (An Experimental Study at The Eight Grade Students of SMP N 1 Juwiring in 2013/2014 Academic Year)

Fatkur, Rohman and Dra., Hj. Woro Retnaningsih, M. Pd (2017) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THINK - PAIR - SHARE TECHNIQUE (TPS) TO TEACH READING COMPREHENSION (An Experimental Study at The Eight Grade Students of SMP N 1 Juwiring in 2013/2014 Academic Year). skripsi thesis, IAIN Surakarta.

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Words Key Word : Experimental, The Effectiveness of Think – Pair – Share Technique (TPS) to teach Reading Comprehension The objectives of the research are to how the effectiveness of Think Pair Share to teach reading comprehension. Moreover, this research designed to study how the Think – Pair – Share technique (TPS) can be implemented in the eighth grade students of SMP N 1 Juwiring in the academic year of 2013/2014. The eight grade students of SMP N 1 Juwiring had problems dealing with reading comprehension. The researcher found that tenth A class has problems in reading, such as catching the main idea, identifying the implicit and explicit information of the text, found the word meaning, and word reference. The researcher found that the teacher taught in class dominated the students. The method used in this research was Think – Pair – Share technique (TPS). This research was conducted in two cycles from October – November 2013. The subject of the research is the eighth grade students of SMP N 1 Juwiring. There are 30 students of the eighth class grade A, and 30 students of the eighth class grade B. This research was conducted in two cycles of actions with three meetings in cycle 1 and cycle 2. It is consisting of planning, acting, observing, and reflecting in each cycle and ended by posttest. In this research, the researcher applied the implementation of Think Pair Share to teach reading comprehension. The researcher collected the data by using observation, interview, and tests. The researcher analyzed the data by using three stages to analyze qualitative data; they are data reduction, data display, taking conclusion, meanwhile, the significant implementation of the students‟ achievement analyzed by using means of test. The findings reveal that the implementation of TPS Technique is successful when viewed from some dimensions. (1) to know the effectiveness of Think Pair Share to teach reading at the Eighth grade of SMP N 1 Juwiring students in academic year of 2013/2014. (2) to know which one is more effective between Think Pair Share and Direct Instruction for teaching reading at the Eighth grade of SMP N 1 Juwiring students in academic year of 2013/2014. The conclusion in this research is a significant difference of the effects on the students‟ reading comprehension between those who were taught using Think-Pair-Share and those who were taught using Direct Instruction . It can be proved from the score result of t (7,403) which is higher than ttable (2,000). The students who were taught using Think-Pair-Share (79,333) had higher scores than those who were taught using Direct Instruction (67,433). It means that the students who were taught using Think-Pair-Share have better reading comprehension than those who were taught using Direct Instruction . The method of ThinkPair-Share gives opportunities to students to improve their reading comprehension.

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: 14 Aug 2017 03:32
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2017 03:32
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/692

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