Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension Through SQ3R Method at MAN 3 Palembang


This study investigated improving students’ reading comprehension through SQ3R method in eleventh-grade at MAN 3 Palembang. The design was a quantitative research. The sample of the study was taken from the all population at eleventh-grade consisting of 62 students. The data were obtained from pre-test and post-test. The instrument of the research are pre-test and post-test and the researcher used t-test formula for collecting data. The result indicated that there was significant improvement in students’ reading comprehension through sq3r method with the value of sig. (2-tailed) 000 lower than 0.05. From the result of descriptive analysis, it can be stated that (Ha) was accepted and (H0) was rejected. It indicates that the alternative theory was accepted. Additionally, the study found that using the SQ3R technique to teach reading comprehension to students is very useful. Because of this, using the SQ3R strategy can help students' reading comprehension.