Kasmawati Kasmawati(1*), Geminastiti Sakkir(2),

(1) Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidenreng Rappang
(2) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(*) Corresponding Author



Abstract. The aims of this study was to find out whether or not of teaching of narrative text through SQ3R Strategy has improve students reading comprehension of X MIPA 1 class of SMA Negeri 4 Sidrap, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. This study used a pre-experimental method that consists pre-test and post-test. The total population is 90 students by taking one class as a sample using the quota sampling technique, namely class X MIPA 1 as a sample. The results of this study indicate the mean score of students’ post-test (76.25) is greater than the pre-test (53.2). This shows a significant difference between students taught by using the SQ3R strategy in teaching reading comprehension of narrative texts. The results in pre-test and post-test that p-value was lower α (0,000 <0.05). This means that H1 is accepted and H0 is rejected. The concluded that teaching reading comprehension by implementation of SQ3R Strategy has influence to improve the students of X MIPA 1 class in SMA Negeri 4 Sidrap, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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