Improving Students’ Achievement in Reading Comprehension through Jigsaw Strategy at SMAN 1 Abung Selatan

Teika Ameiratrini, Ari Nurweni, Deddy Supriadi

Abstract


Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui apakah ada peningkatan yang signifikan secara statistik pada kemampuan pemahaman siswa dalam membaca setelah belajar menggunakan strategi Jigsaw. Penelitian ini adalah penelitian kuantitatif. Subjek penelitian ini adalah 25 siswa tingkat pertama SMAN 1 Abung Selatan, Lampung Utara. Dua set tes reading digunakan sebagai alat untuk pengambilan data. Hasil penelitian menunjukan bahwa ada peningkatan yang signifikan secara statistik pada kemampuan pemahaman siswa dalam membaca setelah penerapan strategi Jigsaw. Dapat disimpulkan bahwa strategi Jigsaw dapat memfasilitasi siswa dalam meningkatkan kemampuan membaca.

The aim of this research was to find out whether there was a statistically significant increase of students’ reading comprehension ability after the students were taught using Jigsaw strategy. This research was quantitative. The subjects were 25 students of the first grade of SMAN 1 Abung Selatan, North Lampung. Two sets of reading tests were used as the research instrument. The result of the research showed that there was a statistically significant increase of students’ reading comprehension ability after the implementation of Jigsaw strategy. This suggests that Jigsaw strategy facilitates the students to improve the reading achievement.

Keywords: Reading Comprehension, recount text, Jigsaw Strategy.

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