The Use of Question Answer Relationship (QAR) for Improving Students' Reading Comprehension in Narrative Materials

Authors

  • Okta Bitian Indah STKIP PGRI Bandar Lampung
  • Wayan Satria Jaya STKIP PGRI Bandar Lampung
  • Purna Wiratno STKIP PGRI Bandar Lampung

Keywords:

narrative text, reading comprehension, QAR strategy

Abstract

The objectives of this research were to improve the students’ learning activity and reading comprehension by using Question Answer Relationship (QAR). It was a kind of reading technique where the students were given questions and found the correct answer based on the text. In this research, the writer used Classroom Action Research as the design in collected the data. The research implementation of research was in two cycles. The sample of this research was in one class only with 30 students. To get the data of research, the writer used observation sheet and reading test. The test used in this research was multiple choice consisted of 40 questions. The findings of this research showed Question Answer Relationship (QAR successful to improve students’ learning activity and reading comprehension. It can be seen from the average score of students’ learning activity and reading comprehension. The average score of students’ learning activity was increased from the first cycle 6.53 while in the second cycle 7.77, it was from less active to active criteria. Then, it was found that the average score in cycle 1 was 68.4 while in cycle 2 was 75.4. Therefore, the implementation of Question Answer Relationship (QAR) was successful to be used in improving the students’ learning activity and reading comprehension at the tenth grade of SMKN 1 Kalianda in academic year of 2021/2022.

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Published

2022-06-14

How to Cite

Indah, O. B. ., Jaya, W. S., & Wiratno, P. . (2022). The Use of Question Answer Relationship (QAR) for Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension in Narrative Materials . IJLHE: International Journal of Language, Humanities, and Education, 5(1), 31–37. Retrieved from https://jurnal.stkippgribl.ac.id/index.php/ijlhe/article/view/873