IMPLEMENTATION OF TALKING STICK TECHNIQUE TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION AT SEVENTH GRADE OF MTS MA’ARIF ANDONG IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016

Feriyanti, Feriyanti and Dr., Imroatus Solikha, M.Pd (2017) IMPLEMENTATION OF TALKING STICK TECHNIQUE TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION AT SEVENTH GRADE OF MTS MA’ARIF ANDONG IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016. skripsi thesis, IAIN Surakarta.

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Abstract

Keyword : Talking Stick Technique, Reading Comprehension. This research aimed: (1) At knowing the situation of the classroom when talking stick technique is implemented in reading class of the seventh grade students at MTs Ma’arif Andong in academic year of 2015/2016 and (2) At knowing how far talking stick technique improves students reading comprehension to the seventh grade students of MTs Ma’arif Andong in academic year of 2015/2016. The design of the research is using Classroom Action Research (CAR). The research was conducted inMTs Ma’arif, Boyolali. The school is located on Karangjoho Mojo Andong Boyolali. Classroom action research was conducted on May 2016. The subject of the research is the seventh grade student of MTs Ma’arif Andong class VIIC (39 students). There are some techniques in collecting the data: Test, Observation, and Interview. Technique of analyzing data is qualitative and quantitative technique. Based on the research finding of implementing talking stick to improve students’ reading comprehension, it can be concluded as follow: (1) The mean score in the first and second meeting cycle I is 56.25% belonging to moderate category. It becomes an evaluation to the teacher in order to implement the learning using Talking Stick technique for being more effectively in the next meeting. Result of observation on student activity in the first and second meetings of cycle I obtained the mean score of 14.30 belonging to moderate category with the percentage of 44.68%. The result of observation on teacher activity in the first and second meeting of cycle II shows that the activity has run consistently with the developed students and teacher activity, so that the result of observation on teacher’s activity during English learning process with Talking Stick technique has been implemented, with 81.25% belonging to good category. The activity in the first and second meeting of cycle II has been implemented 70%. (2) That 39 students, it can be seen that the mean class increases by 9.87 from pre-cycle to cycle I and by 6.8 from cycle I to cycle II. Thus, the total increase in the mean score of students’ reading comprehension is 16.87 from pre-cycle to cycle II with the final result of the mean class score of ≥ KKM=70. Similarly, successfully passing of learning also improves. It increases by 12.8% from pre-cycle to cycle and 18% from cycle I to cycle II. So, the total increases in the successfully passing of reading comprehension learning is 30.6% from pre-cycle to cycle II, with the final result of learning’s successfully passing of 87.2% ≥ 75%. The indicator of students’ reading comprehension achievement in this research is that the mean class score ≥ KKM=70 and learning’s successfully passing of 87.2% ≥ 75%; thus the research does was done.

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/693

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