Enhancing Students' Recount Text Reading Comprehension Achievement by Using Snowball Throwing Technique at SMPN 7 Jember Junior High School
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This research was intended to improve students’ recount text reading achievement. The research design was a classroom action research. The research participants were the eighth grade students (n=43). The data was collected by interview, documentation, and test. The results show that there was improvement in students’ reading comprehension achievement. They gained good scores at the end of the Cycle. The students’ mean score in preliminary study was 57.3 while the mean score in the Cycle after the actions was 83.8 with the improvement of 26.5 points. Moreover, the percentage of students’ participat ion was also improve from 55.8% to 83.2%. In addition, there was a positive response from the English teacher about implementing the action. In conclusion Snowball Throwing technique could improve students’ reading comprehension achievement.
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