Dewi Marlina, Taufina Taufik, Hadiyanto
Abstract: This research is motivated by a phenomenon in the field of the use of Indonesian language teaching materials in grade VI elementary school which is less able to attract students' reading interest and is not in accordance with the reading process (pre-reading, reading, and post-reading). This study aims to describe the process of developing reading comprehension materials and producing teaching reading comprehension materials using Graphic Organizer Plot Diagrams for teachers and students of elementary school class VI which are valid, practical, and effective. This development research uses a 4-D model with the stages of define, design, develop, and disseminate. Validity test data is obtained through teacher and student response assessment sheets. Effectiveness seen from student activities, assessment of the process and results of reading comprehension of students. Based on the results of the validity, practicality, and effectiveness tests obtained teaching materials that are valid, practical, and effective, and able to improve students' reading comprehension skills. Teaching materials for reading comprehension using Graphic Organizer The plot diagram developed in this study can be used in reading comprehension learning in class VI of elementary school.
Keywords: Graphic Organizer Plot Diagram, reading comprehension, teaching materials