A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE EIGHTH GRADE MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS’ ATTITUDE AND RECOUNT TEXT READING COMPREHENSION ACHIEVEMENT AT SMPN 1 SONGGON BANYUWANGI
Sugeng Ariyanto, Ariyanto
Bambang Arya Wija Putra, Putra
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This research was intended to compare the eighth grade male and female students’ attitude and reading comprehension achievement in reading recount texts at SMP Negeri 1 Songgon Banyuwangi. The subject of this research was 30 students of VIII C class. The data collection method in this research was reading test, questionnaire, interview and documentation. In accordance with the result of questionnaire the female students had good tendency in reading comprehension. The female students had more willingness in reading, the way they used their background knowledge, environmental knowledge and vocabulary knowledge in comprehending the reading texts, as well as their ability to comprehend the general and specific information of the reading texts. Based on the result of the data analysis, there was significant different between the eighth grade male and female students’ achievement in reading recount texts. Because the level of significance 0.05 and dk=15, the t table was 1.753. In fact, the t empiric was higher than the t table (4.190 > 1.753). Therefore, the null hypothesis was rejected. On the other hand, the alternative hypothesis which stated that there is significant difference between the eighth grade male and female students on reading comprehension achievement of recount texts at SMPN 1 Songgon Banyuwangi .
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