The Implementation of Competitive Learning Strategy to Improve Students' Achievement in Reading Comprehension

Kamilia Qadarina, Patuan Raja, Ramlan Ginting Suka


Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk meneliti: i) peningkatan kemampuan pemahaman membaca teks naratif siswa melalui penerapan strategi Competitive Learning. Penelitian ini adalah kuantitatif dengan one-group pretest - posttest design. Subjek penelitian ini adalah 30 siswa SMP Muhammadiyah 3 Bandar Lampung. Data penelitian ini diperoleh melalui pre test dan post test. Kemudian, data tersebut dianalisis dengan menggunakan Repeated Measures Sample T-test. Hasil menunjukkan bahwa pencapaian murid dalam pemahaman membaca naratif text meningkat dengan signifikan level sebesar 0.05. Ini menunjukkan bahwa strategi Competitive Learning membantu siswa dalam meningkatkan kemampuan menulis siswa.


This research was aimed at investigating: i) the improvement of students’reading comprehension achievement in narrative texts after the students were taught through Competitive Learning Strategy. This study was quantitative research with one-group pretest - posttest design of pre-experimental design. The subjects of this research were 30 students of SMP Muhammadiyah 3 Bandar Lampung. The data were obtained from the pre test and the post test. The data were analyzed by using Repeated Measures Sample T-test. The results showed that the students’ reading comprehension achievement in narrative texts increased with the significance level 0.05. This suggests that Competitive Learning strategy facilitates the students to improve their reading comprehension achievement.

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