IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION ON NARRATIVE TEXT BY USING STORY FACE STRATEGY

Nur Azizah, Rismaya Marbun, Eusabinus Bunau

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Abstract

This research aimed to improve students’ ability to comprehend narrative text by using Story Face as the strategy, especially to improve students’ ability in identifying details of story elements, and understanding the meaning. The writer applied Classroom Action Research for this research. This research was conducted in three cycles of meetings and the subject of this research was the eighth grade students of SMPN 3 Sambas, in Academic Year 2018/2019. There were 24 participants attending the process and during the process, it was found out that the students were excited and active in the class. The data revealed that the students improved their ability to comprehend the reading elements of narrative text in identifying details of story elements and understanding the meaning. Students avarage score in the first cycle was 73.75 mean score then improved to 83.04 in second cycle, and then became 83.47 in third cycle.The conclusion is that the use of Story Face Strategy improved students’ ability to comprehend narrative text, especially in identifying details of story elements and understanding the meaning of text. Beside that, the use of Story Face Strategy also increased student activities in reading process.

Keywords: Story Face Strategy, Narrative Text, Reading Comprehension


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