THE EFFECT OF USING STORY MAPPING TECHNIQUE ON READING COMPREHENSION ACHIEVEMENT OF THE EIGHTH YEAR STUDENTS AT MTs. NEGERI BANGSALSARI
Abstract.This article was intended to investigate the effect of using Story Mapping Technique on reading comprehension achievement at MTs.NegeriBangsalsari.Through Story Mapping, the students were helped to comprehend the English text more easily.In this research, two classes were chosen as the experimental and control group. The quantitative data gathered from the result of the mean difference from both of groups to answer the question “Is there any significant effect of using story mapping technique?”.The result of the research proved that “There is a significant effect of using Story Mapping Technique on reading comprehension achievement of the eighth year students at MTs.NegeriBangsalsari”. The findings of the research suggested the English teacher to apply Story Mapping Technique in teaching reading comprehensionto help and improve students’ ability in comprehending the text, so that it give positive impact for students’ learning achievement.
Key Words:Story Mapping Technique, Reading, Comprehension.