DEVELOPING INSTRUCTIONAL READING MATERIALS USING AUTHENTIC TEXTS FOR THE FIFTH GRADE OF THE ISLAMIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (IES) DARUL ULUM BATANG

Adyana, Raisa (2013) DEVELOPING INSTRUCTIONAL READING MATERIALS USING AUTHENTIC TEXTS FOR THE FIFTH GRADE OF THE ISLAMIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (IES) DARUL ULUM BATANG. S1 thesis, u.

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Abstract

This study was aimed at developing instructional reading materials using authentic texts for the fifth grade students of IES Darul Ulum Batang. The four research questions in the study were (1) what the needs of the students in the instructional reading materials using authentic texts were, (2) how the course grid of the instructional reading materials using authentic texts was organized, (3) how the developed the instructional reading materials using authentic materials were presented, and (4) how the developed the instructional reading materials using authentic texts were evaluated, tried out, and revised. This study was research and development. The subjects of the study were the fifth grade students of IES Darul Ulum Batang. The study followed eight steps namely conducting needs analysis, selecting the topics and objectives, writing the course grid, developing the first draft, evaluating and revising the first draft, trying out the second draft, evaluating and revising the second draft, and writing the final draft. The study used the questionnaires and the classroom observation guide as the data collection techniques. Hence, the data were analyzed quantitatively for the questionnaires and qualitatively for the classroom observation. Those data were used for obtaining the students’ needs analysis, for evaluating, and for revising the developed materials. Based on the research questions, four findings are obtained. First, the students need instructional reading materials using authentic texts which are suitable for their characteristics, needs, and interests. Second, the course grid of the developed materials consists of six components, i.e. standard of competence and basic competences, topics, indicators, learning materials, activities, and media. The components are used as the bases of the material development. Third, there are four units in the developed materials and have ten to eleven activities in each unit. The units are It’s Time to Watch TV, Where is the Museum?, Have a Nice Holiday, and Let’s Cook. Fourth, the developed materials are evaluated firstly by the respondents. The mean scores of the data range from 2.05 to 3.80 and need some revisions. After having been revised, the materials are tried out to the students and then evaluated by the students. The data are classified as good and very good ranging from 2.75 to 3.81.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: reading, authentic texts, elementary school
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Bahasa Inggris > Prodi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2015 03:26
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2015 03:26
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/21018

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