Improving Students’ Reading Ability Using Microsoft Power Point

Aulia Zahroyat, Sujoko Sujoko, Endang Setyaningsih


This study is written: (1) to find out whether the use of media Microsoft Power Point can improve students’ reading ability (2) to describe what happens when the Microsoft Power Point is applied in teaching reading. The subject was V of one of elementary school in Karanganyar in the academic year of 2013/2014. This is an action research conducted in two cycles. There are two kinds of data: qualitative data and quantitative data. The qualitative data are collected through observation and interview. The quantitative data are collected using test. The research findings prove that media Power Point could improve the students’ reading ability in indentifying detailed information in a text, meaning of certain words, and reference. The students’ achievement from pre-test score to post-test increased from 61.45 in pre-test, 70.53 in post-test 1, and 88.29 in post test 2. Besides, the media also made the teaching and learning process became effective and the students became more focus to the lesson


media; students’ reading ability

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