THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TEAM GAME TOURNAMENT (TGT) TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING SKILL IN REPORT TEXT ON THE SECOND GRADE AT MADRASAH ALIYAH NEGERI PURWOREJO IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013

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Abstract


This final project is experimental research. The aim of the study was to describe the effectiveness of team game tournament to improve students’ reading skill in report text on the second grade at Madrasah Aliyah Negeri Purworejo in the academic year 2012/2013. The researcher using team game tournament as a strategy to improve students’ reading skill. The samples of this research are two classes. The first class is XI IPA 1 as the experimental group and the second classes is XI IPA 2 as the control group. Both of classes consist of 64 students. The researcher uses purposive sampling because the time allocation is limited the researcher must choose the two classes that are in balance English subject. The researcher tested the students’ reading skill by giving pre-test and post-test. In collecting the data, the researcher used test as the instrument. This research is a quantitative research, so it needs a data to analysis. The result of this study showed that teaching reading using team game tournament can improve students’ reading skill. Based on the result of pre-test and post-test, the mean score of pre-test was 72.44. Meanwhile, the mean score of post-test was 75.66. The result of the computation of t-value (t-test) is 2.59. The computation shows that t-value is higher than t-table that is 2.59 > 2.000. So the hypothesis is accepted.

(Keywords: team game tournament, reading, skill, teaching-learning process)


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