The objective of this research is: (1) to find out theabilityofreading narrative textofthe tenth grade students of SMA NEGERI 2 Demak in academic year 2012/2013 before being taught byusing Contextual Guessing Technique, (2) to find out theabilityofreading narrative textofthe tenth grade students of SMA NEGERI 2 Demak in academic year 2012/2013 after being taught byusing Contextual Guessing Technique, (3) to find out whether there is a significant difference between theabilityofreading narrative textofthe tenth grade students before and after being taught byusing Contextual Guessing Technique
gracious and merciful, for giving strengths, health, and blessing to the writer during conduct this research entitled “ReadingAbilityof Narrative Textofthe Eighth Grade Students of SMP N 2 Pulokulon Grobogan Taught byUsing Local Folktales in Academic Year 2013/2014”, in order to fulfil one ofthe requirements
The design ofthe research is experimental. It can be concluded that this research collect quantitative data and uses statistical formula to measure whether or not there is a significant difference between thereadingabilityof descriptive textofthe seventh grade students of SMP 1 Jati Kudus taught by and without by pictorial poster inthe academic year 2011/2012. Meanwhile. The design of experiment that is used in this research is experiment research byusing control group. The writer uses the objective test as instrument ofthe research. The form ofthe test is multiple choices and it consists of 40 items.
The Objectives of this study were: 1) to find out theabilityofreading narrative ofthe Eight year students of SMPN 01 Sukolilo Pati taught byusing Folktales video inThe academic year 2011/2012.2)To find out theabilityofreading narrative textofThe eight year students of SMPN 01 Sukolilo Pati taught byusing printed TextinThe academic year 2011/2012.3)To find out whether there is a significant Difference between theabilityofreading narrative ofthe eight year students of SMPN 01 Sukolilo Pati taught byusing printed Text and Folktales video inthe Academic year 2011/2012.
The result ofthe research shows that the writing abilityof Recount textofthe tenth grade students of MA Madarijul Huda Kembang Dukuhseti Pati in academic year 2011/2012 taught byusing Portfolio is categorized to be good. It is presented with the highest score is 95 the lowest score is 65, mean is 77, 91, and standard deviation is 10, 85. On the other hand, thereadingabilityof Recount textofthe tenth grade students of MA Madarijul Huda Kembang Dukuhseti Pati in academic year 2012/2013 taught byusing Group Project is categorized to be Fair. It is presented with the highest score is 84, the lowest score is 55, mean is 67, 00 and standard deviation is 10, 17. And t-table gained from the level of significant 0.05, (df) = (N 1 +N 2 -2) = (22+22-2) = 42 is 2.03 . The result ofthe calculation is t-observation
Based on data analysis, it is found that thereading comprehension of descriptive text before they got Crazy Professor Reading Game is low. While theability to read students' understanding of descriptive text after they got Crazy Professor Reading Game is classified as good. T-test calculations show to>tt. The calculation of t-observation shows 5.55 is higher than t-table 2.042 with a significant level of 0.05. This means that there are significant differences between students' mastery ofreading comprehension Eighth Grade Students of SMP NU AL MA’RUF Kudus who taught before and after being taught byusingthe Crazy Professor Reading Game.
The method used in this research is experimental design. This research took place at MTs. Negeri Kudus. The target population of this research is the eighth grade students of MTs. Negeri Kudus in academic year 2011/2012 and the sample of this research is 34 students from Class H. The researcher gave test (reading test) to measure the student’s abilityofreading recount text. The instrument used to collect the data is written test that contents 30 multiple choice test. All of students are given pre-test, the test which is given before using quantum reading, and after they get the treatment, the research continues giving post-test.
The research objective in this research is to find out whether or not there is a significant difference between thereadingabilityof narrative textofthe eighth grade students of SMP N 5 Kudus in academic year 2012/2013 who are taught byusing Reciprocal Teaching Technique and those who are taught byusing Three Phase Technique.
The writer realizes that she is not able to complete herfinal project without support, advice, and encouragement for many people. Therefore, the writer would like to express her sincerest gratitude, to those who are directly or indirectly involved inthe completion of this final project.
The thesis is aimed to find out the students‟ difficulties in answering open -ended questions and some factors that contributes to the difficulties. This is a case study using descriptive qualitative method that was conducted at Ponpes Nurul Haramain NW Putri Narmada. The population of this study is all ofthe ten grade students and the sample was X 1 Class which consists of 25 students that was chosen byusing purposive sampling technique. In collecting the data, two kinds of instruments were used, those were reading tests that are taken from a textbook for senior high school. The book is a supplementary reference ofthe English teacher at Ponpes Nurul Haramain NW Putri Narmada and is owned only by them. The result ofthe test showed that students‟ mean score was 52 which qualitatively means Poor. Students‟ difficulties in answering open-ended questions were shown in percentage as follows; 25.8% ofthe students faced difficulties in establishing appropriate title, 34.4% students faced difficulties in determining main idea and at the same percentage 34.4 % ofthe students faced difficulties while asked about specific information and at last, 5.4% ofthe students faced difficulties in determining moral values ofthetext. The students‟ responses to the given questionnaire were categorized into; lack of motivation or interest, vocabulary mastery, students‟ background knowledge and students‟ environment.
This is a quantitative research. The method ofthe research is experimental. This design ofthe research is the experimental method which uses pretest and posttest. The population is the eight grade students of SMP 02 Trangkil Pati inthe academic year 2011/2012. The total number ofthe population is 222 students. That divided into six classes. There are for class A until class F. The sample is taken one class from the population byusing cluster random sampling through lottery. The data were taken from the written test. After the students were given the pretest, they were given the treatment for six meeting. The giving ofthe treatment relies on the material that taken from the syllabus ofthe school. Then, the data were analyzed usingthe t-test method to find out whether or not there is a significant difference between theAbilityIn Writing Descriptive Texts ofThe Eight Grade Students of SMP 02 Trangkil Pati inThe Academic Year 2011/2012 before and after being taught byusing Parallel Writing Technique.
The first category was the general condition in English class during teaching reading descriptive text through group work. The teacher said students’ condition was good enough. In this sense, students could do the exercise well in line with the teacher’s instruction. They could pay attention and focus on the teacher’ s explanation. They also more comprehended the schematic structures of descriptive text. They could not only improve their reading comprehension, but also could develop their social interaction and could share the ideas one another. Then, they could enrich their critical thinking ability, could more responsibly for their own learning and learning of others, and could enjoy in learning activities. Moreover, they could easily to determine which including into main idea, supporting details, and purpose ofthetext. Then, the teacher assumed that group work technique was a good idea to teach descriptive text because students could enjoy in learning descriptive text, could analyze the schematic structure ofthetext and could comprehend the descriptive text together.
Hidayah, TiasEvi. (2007). A Correlation Between Students’ Mastery Of Past Tense And Their Achievement In Writing Recount (The Case OfThe Eleventh Year Students Of SMA I Weleri InThe Academic Year Of 2006/2007) .Unpublished Skripsi. Kudus: graduation Program of Muria Kudus University.
The research was held on SMP Negeri 1 Gido that is located at Jl. Pemuda No. 5 in Hiliweto Village, Gido Sub-district, Nias regency. It is around 25 kilometers from Gunungsitoli town. The total numbers of teachers were 49 persons whereby 5 persons of them were the English teachers. Meanwhile, the total number ofthe class were 24 in three different grades. The total numbers ofthe students were 904 persons. This school is one of a favorite school in Nias regency. It was accredited with A score. It had a library as the bank of teaching material. Besides, there was also free Wi-Fi connection around the school that allows each students access to networking freely to search important information such as the references of teaching material. There were several programs like extracurricular activity of this school that was ran in every week such as PRAMUKA, extra-class inthe afternoon, sports, and so on. Every year, this school delegate several students to be as member of OSN competition in regency level. Two years ago, the delegation ofthe student of this school was successful to enrich the second position of English Olympiad, but this year, they only got as the third position. Furthermore, the subject ofthe research was the eighth grade which consisted of eighth classes. The total numbers ofthe students of subject were 287 students. In conducting the research, the research selected A class as the subject ofthe research itself that was consisted of 35 students.
2. Diah Kurniati, S.Pd., M.Pd. as the head of English Education Department of Teacher Training and Education Faculty of Muria Kudus University and as the First Advisor who has guided and given her suggestion in finishing this skripsi with a great patience.
English is one ofthe foreign languages taught in our country. The Indonesian government has taken several efforts for educational development such as increasing the English skill for each Indonesian learner. The government expects through English teaching, Indonesian learners can acquire science and technology in order to build our country. The success of English teaching can be seen by how far the learners can communicate inthe target language. The other thing that should be known well bythe teachers is the curriculum. This is because curriculum is considered to be the main source for teachers to determine how to teach, what material to take, the time allotment, and also deal with testing devices.
rumah itu, lalu menyebrang jalan untuk berunding’. It can be said scalar as it is a development ofthe source form. Here, the development comes from the pronoun ‘they’ which is translated into the nouns form ‘anak-anak’ (children). The previous sentence tells that Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip, and Bets entered someone’s garden. They looked for their ball, and they as soon as went out from the garden after got the ball. Hence, it can be seen that the pronoun ‘they’ refers to the children. Therefore, it is translated into ‘anak-anak’ (children). Actually, it can be translated into ‘mereka’ (they). However, by translated it into ‘ anak-anak’, it is more explicit than translated into ‘mereka’. Besides, it makes a case of explicitation as the material which would be made explicit is already explicit. In this case, it tends to make the material is more explicitinthe target expression. Therefore, this translation is acceptable as it still shares the same explicature. 2) The Development of Verbs
Online game addiction is not classified as a formal disorder inthe Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of mental Disorders (DSM). The persentages are found in several countries youth being pathological games, including 8,9% in US (Gentile, Coyne, & Bricolo, 2013), 8,7% in Singapore (Choo et al., 2010), 10,3% (Peng & Li, 2009) and 10,8% (Peng, Mai, & Jing, 2009) in China, 8,0% in Australia (Porter, Starcevic, Berle & Fenech, 2010), 11,9% in Germany (Grusser, Thalemann, & Griffiths, 2007), and 7,5% in Taiwan (Ko, Yen, Yen, Lin, & Yang, 2007). One ofthe reasons why someone being video games addiction is depression. Furthermore, anxiety, social phobia, and school performance also became worse after becoming a pathological gamer. Additionally, if someone stopped being pathological gamers, their depression, anxiety, social phobia, and school performance all improved.