THE USE OF COMIC STRIPS IN TEACHING READING A DESCRIPTIVE TEXTAT THE SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMPN 3 PEKANBARU

  • Syaifullah Syaifullah
Keywords: Comic Strips, Reading Comprehension, Descriptive Text

Abstract

This study is about the use of comic in teaching a descriptive text because
most of the students at the seventh grade of SMPN 3 Pekanbaru got some problem in
comprehending the text. The main objective of this study was to find out whether the
students taught reading a descriptive text using comic strips achieve better than those
who do not taught reading using comic strips at the seventh grade students of SMPN
3 Pekanbaru. The design of the research was experimental study. The researcher gave
try-out test to analyze validity and reliability of each item. Some test was used to
analyze the data that obtained from the pre-and post-test. They were normality test,
Homogeneity test, and t-test. It was showed that the mean of experimental score was
higher than the mean of control class (74.51>64.75). The test of hypothesis using ttest
formula showed the value of the Asym Sig (2-tailed) 0.000 < 0.05. The null
hypothesis was rejected. Then, the criteria value of N-gain pre-test and post test
experimental class was middle. In conclusion, students who taught reading a
descriptive text with comic strips achieved better than students who did not taught
without comic strips.

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Published
2014-02-20
How to Cite
Syaifullah, S. (2014). THE USE OF COMIC STRIPS IN TEACHING READING A DESCRIPTIVE TEXTAT THE SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMPN 3 PEKANBARU. Lectura : Jurnal Pendidikan, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.31849/lectura.v5i1.153
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