|dc.description.abstract||Reading is the important factor that can support the process of mastering other
language skills and improving knowledge. By reading students will be able to gain
information from the written text.
Considering the importance of reading stated above, researcher as the English
teacher of the sixth grade students of SDN Karangrejo 3 Jember in the 2011/2012
academic year, initiated to conduct a descriptive research in order to get more
detailed information from the students about their comprehension achievement in
reading, particularly on descriptive text.
The research respondents were determined by cluster random sampling
method through a lottery, because there are one superior class and two regular
classes. The researcher took the respondent from the two regular classes who got
similar capability, and 6B was students who got chosen. The total numbers of the
respondents were 26 students.
The primary data of this research were collected from the students’ scores of
reading comprehension test, while the supporting data were gained through
documentation. The primary data were collected from the post test to have detail
comprehension achievement of the students, and analyzed it by using Independent
sample T-Test (SPSS).||en_US