Reading is a kind activity to comprehend writers’ idea with the readers deliver in a printed text. The student cannot achieve their academic success without comprehending what they read. In fact, students still found difficulties in understanding and comprehending a text. This problem can be caused by some factors, such as inappropriate teaching strategy and students’ low motivation in reading material. In order to help the student in comprehend a text, the researcher introduces Fix Up Strategy that can be used in teaching reading. The aims of this research are to know students reading comprehension before and after being taught using Fix Up Strategy and find out the effect of Fix Up on student reading comprehension. This research was used quantitative approach and the research method was experimental design, namely one-group pre-test and post-test design. The population of the research was eleventh grade students of SMAN 7 Kediri. The sample of the research was XI MIPA 6 consisting 34 students. The researcher used test as the instrument to collect the data. To analyzing the data, researcher using (T-test formula) SPSS v 23. The results showed the students’ reading comprehension increased after being taught using Fix Up Strategy. It was proven by the mean after being taught using Fix Up Strategy (78,9) was higher than the mean score before being taught using Fix Up Strategy (65,15). The result reports that the t-test was higher than t-table (7,539 > 2,034) it means that Ho was rejected and Ha was accepted. From the finding above, it can be concluded that Fix Up Strategy was effective used in teaching reading comprehension. The researcher suggests to the English teachers to teach the students using Fix Up strategy because it was suitable strategy which makes the students easier to comprehend the text in fix up options.
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