IMPROVING STUDENTS READING COMPREHENSION BY USING PICTURE WORD INDUCTIVE MODEL (PWIM) IN RECOUNT TEXT AT THE EIGHT GRADE OF SMP N 35 MERANGIN ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020

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DYANITA AFRIYANTI

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Reading comprehension help students more concentrate and easier to get information from the book that ther read. Reading comprehension is neccessarily dependent on at least adequate word reading: readers cannot understand a whole text if they cannot indentify (decode) the words in the text. it means that reading comprehension is the reading dependent at least of the text. But, based on the observation the reseacher found the students’ at SMP 35 Merangin academic year 2019/2020  the reseacher found the problem from the four skil in English subject the problem is in reading compreension is very low. Therefore, through this research the research wanted to know and to described the improvment of students’ reading comprehension in recount text material by Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) at the eighth grade at SMP 35 Merangin academic year 2019/2020. The subject of this reserach was eighth grade concist of 14 students. The object of this research was reading comprehension moreover, based on the syllabus at the eight grade  students of SMP 35 Merangin academic year 2019/2020 the material was recount text. In conducting the classroom action research, the reseacher used procedures of classroom action research research whereas consisted of four steps, planning, acting, observing and reflecying. In evaluet of this research, the researcher the reseacher gave the essay test. Based on the data from the research. The reseacher found tha Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) strategy able to improve students’ reading comprehension in recount text at he eughth grade of SMP 35 Merangin academic year 2019/2020. It proved by the students average in pre-test was 52% in cycle I was 69% and  in cycle II was 77%. Therefore, the researcher suggested the students to improve reading comprehension optimally.

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