Using Visual Scaffolding Strategy for Teaching Reading in Junior High School

Nurul Fauziyah Lestari, Misdi Misdi

Abstract

This  research  was  aimed  to  investigate  the  effectiveness  of using  visual
scaffolding strategy in teaching reading comprehension at the eighth grade of junior
high  school.  The  design  of  this  study  was  a  quasi  experimental  study.  The  subjects
were the students of state junior high schools in Cirebon, Indonesia. The data were
obtained  by  administering  reading  test  and  from  observation  as  a  supporting  data
analysis.  The  data  of  the  test  were  analyzed  by  using t-test  formula  to  know  the
difference  of  the  students’  comprehension  in  reading  narrative  text  between  two
groups.  Meanwhile  the  result  of  the  observation  was  analyzed  descriptively.  The
results  indicate  that  there  was a  significant  difference  on  students’  learning  result
before and after Visual Scaffolding applied.

Keywords

reading comprehension, narrative text, visual scaffolding strategy

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