TITLE

Tell Tale Increasing Skill: Increasing Indonesian Student Reading Comprehension through Indonesian Folklore

TYPE

Journal Article

Abstract

The goals of the research were to compile a reading material that was able to measure the fifth year primary students comprehension to the Betawi folklore which represented Indonesian culture; the value found in the Betawi folklore, and to increase their writing skills based on the vocabulary in context assessment. A library research was applied by selecting the story suitable for primary school students, translating materials, simplifying the reading, and making reading exercise to develop students reading comprehension skills. Reading materials and exercises were focused to the fifth year primary students who have been learning English for more than three years. It can be concluded that the interesting reading materials can be compiled from the original Indonesian folklore entitled The Old Sly Stork to support students achievement in finding the storys values, and students skills in writing based on the reading materials, value, and their daily life experiences.

Citation

Ernawati E and Retnowati. (2016). Tell Tale Increasing Skill: Increasing Indonesian Student Reading Comprehension through Indonesian Folklore. Humaniora, 7 (4), 577-587.

Keywords

increasing skills, student skills, reading comprehension, folklore

Published On

Humaniora

Author

Endang Ernawati

Lektor Kepala

  • Retnowati

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