The Use of Two Stay Two Stray Method to Improve Studentsâ€™ Reading Comprehension
Keywords:Reading Comprehension, Recount Text, Two Stay Two Stray Method.
The Senior High School are still low in comprehending texts. Therefore, the main objective of this research was to see wheter the use of Two Stay Two Stray method was effective improving the studentsâ€™ reading comprehension.Â The researchers usedÂ quantitative method. And the design of this research was quasi experimental design used one group pre-test and post-test design. This research assigned two groups namely control and experiment groups. The population of this research was taken at the tenth grade students in academic 2015/2016 of SMA Negeri 3 Sorong,with a total population were 175 students. Each group consisted of 25 students, so the total sample of this research were 50 students.Â The sample of this research was taken without randomizing.Â The findings of this research showed that the use of Two Stay Two Stray Method to improved the studentsâ€™ reading comprehension at the tenth grade of SMAN 3 Sorong, because there was a significant difference between the results of posttest in the experimental group and the control group, where the mean score of posttest in experimental group was 83.6 which was higher than the mean score of control group which was only 72. ToÂ compare the two results between experimental and control groups, the researcher used t-test formula and the result of t-test formula was 3.696. By using the degree of significance 5% or 0.05 in the t-table it was obtained 2.021. Thus, alternative hypothesisÂ (H1: 3.696 > 2.021)Â was accepted because t-test value was higher than t-table value and null hypothesis (Ho: 3.696 < 2.021)Â was rejected. Therefore,Â the researcher would like to conclude that the use of Two Stay Two Stray Method could improve studentsâ€™ reading comprehension at the tenth grade of SMA Negeri 3 Sorong.Â
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