USING DIRECTED READING ACTIVITY (DRA) METHOD ON STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION

abdullah hasan

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The aim of this study is to find out the effect of using Directed Reading Activity (DRA) Method on students’ reading comprehension. The research design was a quasi-experimental study using pre-test and post-test non-equivalent control group design. The participants of the study consisted of 63 students divided into an experimental group (31) and a control group (32) of the students of MAN 1 Pekanbaru. Two research questions and four hypotheses were posed in this study. Pretest and posttest were administered in this study and independent and dependent sample t-tests were used to analyze the data. The research finding showed a significant effect of using Directed Reading Activity (DRA) method on students’ reading comprehension. Using DRA method contributed 76% on students’ reading comprehension, meanwhile the control group using non-DRA method contributed 49%. At last, it can be inferred that DRA method is suitable to apply in teaching reading comprehension at State Islamic Senior High School (MAN) 1 Pekanbaru.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24014/ijielt.v4i1.5140

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Indonesian Journal of Integrated English Language Teaching-IJIELT (p-ISSN 2355-5971)

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