Improving Students Reading Comprehension through Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) Strategy

Citra Mustika Zulya, Ari Nurweni, Gede Eka Putrawan


Abstrak. Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mencari apakah ada perbedaan signifikan pada keterampilan pemahaman menbaca siswa sebelum dan setelah penerapan strategi Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) .Penelitian ini adalah penelitian kuantitatif. Sasaran penelitian sebanyak 22 siswa pada kelas satu di MTsN 2 Lampung Selatan. Uji reading rcomprehension digunakan untuk pengambilan data. Data yang diperoleh dianalisis menggunakan t-test value (Repeated Measure T-test) dengan level signifikansi p<0,05. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa secara statistik ada perbedaan signifikan pada keterampilan pemahaman membaca siswa dengan level signifikansi 0.05. Hal ini menandakan bahwa strategi Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) dapat diterapkan untuk meningkatkan keterampilan pemahaman membaca siswa dalam bahasa Inggris.

Kata kunci: pemahaman membaca, strategi Question-Answer Relationship (QAR), peningkatan

Abstract. The aim of this research was to find outwhether there was a significant difference of students reading comprehension before and after the implementation of Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) strategy at the first grade of MTsN 2 Lampung Selatan. This research was quantitative research. The subjects of this research were 22 students of the first grade at MTsN 2 Lampung Selatan. Reading comprehension tests were used to collect the data. The data were analyzed using t-test value (Repeated MeasureT-test) in which the significance was determined by p<0.05. The result indicates that there was a statistically significant difference of the students reading comprehension achievement with a significant level of 0.05. This suggests that QAR strategy facilitates to improve students achievement in reading comprehension.

Keywords: reading comprehension, Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) strategy, improvement

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