IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN REPORT TEXT BY USING FISHBONE METHOD
Keywords:Fishbone method, reading comprehension, report text
This research is entitled “Improving Students' Reading Comprehension in Report Text by Using Fishbone Method”. Therefore, this paper is written to find out whether the use of fishbone method is effective to improve students’ reading comprehension and to find out the student’ response in reading comprehension by using fishbone method. The researcher used the pre-experimental design as the method of this research. The researcher takes 32 students of XI MIPA from SMA Tunas Baru Ciparay as the experimental group. After the researcher got the data, the researcher calculated it using t-test formula. The calculation showed that the t= 5.712 does exceed the tabled critical value of t=2.042, at p=.05 with df= 31 (5.712>2.042), therefore Null Hypothesis (Ho) is rejected and Alternative Hypothesis (Ha) is accepted. Based on the result of data analysis, it is proven that the students' score of reading report text taught by fishbone method is increase. It meant that fishbone method was effective to improving students’ reading comprehension in report text. Meanwhile based on the result of the questionnaire shows that fishbone method can encourage the student’s interest to read, to follow the learning activity, and students be easier in understanding report text using fishbone method. These all give the researcher conclude that the second-grade students of SMA Tunas Baru Ciparay like fishbone method to improving students’ reading comprehension in report text.