THE IMPLEMENTATION OF POSSE (PREDICT, ORGANIZE, SEARCH, SUMMARIZE, EVALUATE) STRATEGY TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION OF RECOUNT TEXT (A Classroom Action Research At Grade X of SMAN 5 Bengkulu Selatan)

Gustina, Arlin and Bambang, Suwarno and I Wayan, Dharmayana (2018) THE IMPLEMENTATION OF POSSE (PREDICT, ORGANIZE, SEARCH, SUMMARIZE, EVALUATE) STRATEGY TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION OF RECOUNT TEXT (A Classroom Action Research At Grade X of SMAN 5 Bengkulu Selatan). Masters thesis, Universitas Bengkulu.

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Abstract

This research was a classroom action research. It was aimed to explain whether POSSE strategy could improve students‟ comprehension in reading recount text at grade X of SMAN 5 Bengkulu Selatan in the 2015/2016 academic year. The subjects of this research were 35 students which consisted of 10 females and 25 males. The instruments were reading test, students‟ observation checklist, teacher‟s observation checklist, and questionairre. The research was conducted in two cycles, which included plan, action, observation, and reflection. The evaluation test was administered at the end of each cycle. The result of the research was as follows. There was continual improvement of students‟ mean score from baseline to cycle 1 and to cycle 2. It was proved by the students‟ mean score in baseline data (65.54) which increased to 70.45 in cycle 1 then to 80.31 in cycle 2. Meanwhile the students who passed minimum mastery criterion increased from 28.57% in baseline data to 54.28% in cycle 1, and to 80.00% in cycle 2. To conclude, POSSE strategy was effective to improve students‟ reading comprehension. Also, the students‟ responses were generally positive toward the implementation of POSSE strategy at grade X SMAN 5 Bengkulu Selatan. It is recommended that English teachers apply POSSE strategy as one of the alternative ways to improve students‟ reading comprehension and to improve students‟ academic achievement. Key Words: Reading Comprehension, Recount Text, POSSE strategy

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Postgraduate Program
Depositing User: Septi Septi
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2019 13:42
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2019 13:42
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/18105

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