• Zainuddin Hasibuan English Education Department of IAIN Lhokseumawe
Keywords: Implementation, Guided Reading Procedure, Reading Comprehension



This research aims to explain the implementation of GRP in improving students’ ability in reading comprehension and to describe students’ respond when a teacher implements GRP in teaching reading comprehension. The study belongs to collaborative classroom action research design in which the researcher and collaborator worked together. The subjects of this research were all of the students of VIII/D of MTsN Dewantara. This resaerch was conducted in two cycles by following the procedure of the action research. It began with the preliminary, planning, implementing and reflecting. The researcher used some instruments such as observation checklist, field notes, and test for students in learning of reading comprehension to collect the data. In analyzing the data, the researcher used the descpriptive qualitative meansrument to find out the result. To analyze the data, total score of the students divided with total number of the students, and got the average score of class. The activity of analyzing data done through three steps, namely: data reduction, data display, data conclusion/ verification. First cycle, there were three meetings, as the result the students got 68,8 in first cycle. Second cycle, there were three meetings, as the result students got 73,8. It means, that the students show their improvement in reading comprehension skill. The research result also indicated that the students have good response and motivation and GRP implementation  improves students’ reading comprehension ability.



A.S Hornby. 2000. Oxford Advanced Learner,s Dictionary of Current English the Fifth Edition. New York : Oxford University.
Arikunto, Suharsimi. 2006. Prosedur Penelitian Suatu Pendekatan Praktik. Jakarta : Rineka Cipta.
Asrori, Muhammad. 2008. Penelitian Tidakan Kelas. Bandung : CV Wacana Prima.
Clark. 1995. Six Reading Strategies for Adult Educator. (http://literacy:kent.edc/nto/manual02/section-basic skill, pdf).
C. Nutall. 1982. Teaching Reading Skill in a Foreign Language. Oxford Jordan Hill.
Donald, Martin. 1991. How to Improve Reading Comprehension.( accessed on October 11th, 2012.
Elizabeth S. Pang. 1995. Teaching Reading, Chicago : International Bureau Education.
Ferrance, Eillen. 2000. Action Research. Brown University.
Hancock, Ophella. 1987. Reading Skill for Collage Student. New Jersey; Englewood Cliffs, Prentice all Inc.
Jeremy, Harmer. 1991. How to Teach English: An Introduction to Practice of English Language Teaching England. New York: Oxford University Press.
Kemmis, S, and Mc Taggard, R. 1998. The Action Research Planner. Victoria: University Press.
Manzo V. Anthony. 1975. Teaching Children to be Literate: A Reflective Approach.
Moonay .1972. Teaching Reading Skill. London: Cambridge University Press.
Neil, M.G. 1984. Reading Comprehension. Glenview: Scot, Forestman and Company.
Rivers, Wilga. 1987. Interactive Language Teaching. New York: The University of Chicago Press.
Rubin, Dorothy. 1997. Diagnostic and Correction in Reading Instruction. Boston: Allyn and bacon.
Sugiono. 2006. Metode Penelitian Kuantitatif dan Kualitatif R&D, Bandung: Alfabeta.
Thomas C. Lovit. 1984. Tactic for Teaching. United State of America: A Bell and Howel company.
Vecca, and Grove. 1991. Reading and Learning to Read (2rd edt). New York: Harper Collins Publisher.
How to Cite
Hasibuan, Z. (2020, December 30). IMPLEMENTATION OF GUIDED READING PROCEDURE (GRP) IN IMPROVING READING COMPREHENSION. ITQAN : Jurnal Ilmu-Ilmu Kependidikan, 11(2), 159-175.