IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING ABILITY USING MICROSOFT POWER POINT (AN ACTION RESEARCH OF FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS AT SD NEGERI 02 DELINGAN KARANGANYAR IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2013/2014)

ZAHROYAT, AULIA (2015) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING ABILITY USING MICROSOFT POWER POINT (AN ACTION RESEARCH OF FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS AT SD NEGERI 02 DELINGAN KARANGANYAR IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2013/2014). Masters thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    This thesis is written 1) to find out whether the use of Microsoft Power Point can improve the students’ reading ability,2) to describe what happens when Microsoft Power Pont is applied in teaching reading. This action research was conducted in two cycles from April 20th until June 26th 2014. The subject was the student of class V SD Negeri 02 Delingan Karanganyar in the academic year of 2013/2014. This research consisted of several stages, including: planning the action, implementing the action, observing the action, and reflecting the result of observation. The research data were collected by doing interview, observation, making field note, taking photographs, and conducting tests (pre-test and post-test). After the data were gained, those were analyzed through organizing the data and reporting the outcomes. Meanwhile, the quantitative data were analyzed by calculating the score of pre-test and post-test. This research finds that media Power Point improves the students’ reading ability, especially in indentifying detailed information in a text, meaning of certain words, and reference. Power Point is helpful application which facilitates the teacher to present the lesson in more attractive way by modifying the appearance of English lesson. The students’ achievement from pre-test score to post-test increased from 61.45 in pre-test, 70.53 in post-test 1, and 88.29 in post test 2. Besides, the media also made the teaching and learning process became effective and the students became more focus to the lesson. It is proven that the students pay attention when the teacher explains the material and they enjoy the slide of Power Point. The situation of the class when the teacher implemented Power Point media in reading activity is able to make students not to be noisy during the teaching and learning process in the classroom. The students also become active and students pay attention toward the teachers’ explanation.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Endar Kusumaningrum
    Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2015 16:41
    Last Modified: 04 Sep 2015 16:41
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/17044

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