Improving the Eleventh Grade Students’ Reading Comprehension by Using Discussion Web Strategy in Analytical Exposition Text

Asri Estiningtyas

Abstract


This research aimed to know whether Discussion Web strategy can improve the
eleventh grade students’ reading comprehension in analytical exposition text and
participation at MA Al-Badri Kalisat in 2017/2018 academic year or not. The
type of this research was Classroom Action Research (CAR). This research was
done in two cycles which consisted of planning, implementing, observing, and
reflecting in each cycle. The subject of this research was the students of Eleven
Science at MA Al Badri Kalisat totaling 18 students. The research instruments
used were reading test and observation checklist of the students’ participation.
Based on the research result, the result of students’ reading test was 44.5% and
students’ participation was 52.75% in cycle 1. Then, the research was continued
to the cycle 2 by modifying the teaching and learning activity and revising
the lesson plan. The improvement occurred in cycle 2. The students’ reading
test was 77.78% and students’ participation was 80.55%. Therefore, it could be
concluded that the Discussion Web strategy can improve the eleventh grade
students’ reading comprehension and participation at MA Al-Badri Kalisat in
the 2017/2018 academic year.


Keywords


Discussion Web strategy; reading comprehension; participation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.32528/ellite.v2i2.1514

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