The correlation between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension of eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 8 Palangka Raya

Mutiara, Mutiara (2018) The correlation between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension of eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 8 Palangka Raya. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Palangka Raya.

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Abstract

The aim of the research was to find out: the correlation between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension of the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 8 Palangka Raya. This study was focus to find out the correlation between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension of the eight grade students of SMP Negeri 8 Palangka Raya.
The research type was quantitative. In collecting the data, the researcher used test. The population of the study were the tenth grade students of SMP Negeri 8 Palangkaraya. The sample of the study consisted of 110 students. The Method of sampling in this study was cluster random sampling. The technique of collecting data of vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension was test. The technique of data analysis used the Pearson product moment correlation.
The research findings show that there is positive correlation between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension of of eight grade students SMPN 8 Palangka Raya (rxy = 0.369 > rtable = 0.1984). So, the alternative hypotesis (Ha) is accepted and null hypotesis (Ho) is rejected. The meaning of this statement is the vocabulary knowledge has positive relationship or influence to students’ reading comprehension even though the interval level is poor.

ABSTRAK

Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui: korelasi antara pengetahuan kosakata dan pemahaman bacaan siswa kelas VIII SMP Negeri 8
Palangka Raya. Penelitian ini difokuskan untuk mengetahui hubungan antara pengetahuan kosakata dan pemahaman bacaan siswa kelas delapan SMP Negeri 8
Palangka Raya.

Jenis penelitian adalah kuantitatif. Dalam mengumpulkan data, peneliti menggunakan tes. Populasi penelitian adalah siswa kelas X SMP Negeri 8
Palangkaraya. Sampel penelitian terdiri dari 110 siswa. Metode pengambilan sampel dalam penelitian ini adalah cluster random sampling. Teknik pengumpulan data pengetahuan kosakata dan pemahaman bacaan adalah tes. Teknik analisis data menggunakan korelasi Pearson product moment.

Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa ada korelasi positif antara pengetahuan kosakata dan pemahaman membaca siswa kelas delapan SMPN 8 Palangka Raya (rxy = 0.369> rtabel = 0.1984). Jadi, hipotesis alternatif (Ha) diterima dan hipotesis nol (Ho) ditolak. Arti dari pernyataan ini adalah pengetahuan kosakata memiliki hubungan positif atau pengaruh terhadap pemahaman membaca siswa meskipun tingkat intervalnya buruk.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bahasa Inggris; Vocabulary
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: puttry puttry
Date Deposited: 21 May 2019 02:07
Last Modified: 21 May 2019 02:07
URI: http://digilib.iain-palangkaraya.ac.id/id/eprint/1562

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