Improving reading comprehension through directed reading-thinking activity (DRTA) strategy

Santi Erliana

Abstract


This paper highlights the findings of a study which was undertaken at Islamic State College of Palangka Raya. The aim of the study was to describe how the Directed Reading Thinking Activity (henceforth DR-TA) strategy can improve reading comprehension. The data were taken from observation, field notes, questionnaire, and achievement test. The result reveals that the DR-TA not only improves students’ comprehension but also increases their motivation in learning.

 


Keywords


comprehension; DRTA; expository; reading skill; text

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23971/jefl.v1i1.36

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