A Correlational Study Between Sentence Structure Mastery, Self-Esteem, and Reading Skill and Its Contribution in Lesson Plan Development

Arief Eko Priyo Atmojo, Abdul Asib, Muhammad Asrori


The objectives of this research are to find out the correlation between


(1)    sentence structure mastery and reading skill; (2) self-esteem and reading skill; and (3) sentence structure mastery, self-esteem, and reading skill. This research used quantitative method, that is, correlational study. The results show that in the level of significance of α = 0.05 there is a positive and significant












=0.8058  >  rt=0.423);

(2)  self-esteem  and


skill  (

=0.5178  >


and  (3)  sentence  structure


self-esteem,  and




=0.8384 and

=22.47 >   =4.35). Both sentence structure mastery and



self-esteem give 70.29% effective contribution to reading skill. Therefore, it is suggested that teachers create innovation in utilizing any interesting activity and develop lesson plan which enable students to acquire sentence structure knowledge easily and increase their self-esteem.


sentence structure mastery; self-esteem; reading skill

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