THE EFFECT OF ROUND ROBIN STRATEGY ON STUDENTS\' READING COMPREHENSION AT ELEVEN GRADE OF MA SEJAHTERA PARE IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019


Author (Penulis)

TAUFIQ MAULANA IKHSAN
Universitas Nusantara PGRI Kediri

Author Identity (NPM)

14.1.01.08.0137

Abstract

ABSTRACT

 

Reading is the necessary skill in second language, mainly in English as second or foreign language. The function of reading is to know or to get the information about something. The researcher interested to find out the effect of round robin strategy on students’ reading comprehension ability at eleven grade of MA Sejahtera Pare in academic year 2018/2019. Round robin is one of the cooperative learning strategy that developed and basic principle of round robin the students work in a group consist of four members. They share their understanding of a text while they learning a particular topic in an interesting classroom. The problems of this research are: 1) how are the students reading comprehension ability before and after being taught by Round Robin strategy. 2) Is there any significant effect of Round Robin strategy for eleven grade students’ reading comprehension at MA Sejahtera Pare. This research used quantitative research and pre-experimental with one-group pre-test and post-test design to find out any significant effect for students’ reading comprehension before and after being taught using round robin. The independent variable is Round Robin Strategy, it is expected can influence of teaching learning process for the dependent variable is students’ reading comprehension to the eleven grade of MA Sejahtera Pare in academic year 2018/2019. The sample was XI-IPS 1 class which consisted of 35 students. The research was done in four meetings. There is pre-test before giving treatment, after giving treatment twice the researcher gave a post-test to the students. After conducting the test, the researcher got the data from pre-test, treatment, and post-test, also t-test formula to know the result of the research. The result showed that round robin strategy had effect to the students’ reading comprehension ability. The mean score gained from pre-test was 59.89 while post-test was 64.91. The t-score 3.203 was higher than t-table al level significant 5% (2042). Therefore, the alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. Based on the result of the research, the researcher concludes that round robin strategy gives effect on the students’ reading comprehension ability. It also recommended in teaching English especially on reading skill.


Keyword

Teaching Reading Comprehension, Round Robin Strategy

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PUBLISHED

2019-02-18

JOURNAL

Simki-Pedagogia

ISSN

2599-073X

ISSUE

Vol. 03 No. 02 Tahun 2019

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