Eka Mona Susiarni, Mukhaiyar, Muhammad Zaim
Abstract: This experimental research aimed to find out the effect of Inking Your Thinking on the students reading comprehension At tenth grade students in SMKN 1 Pariaman. The students face some problems in reading comprehension such as: the first problem in reading comprehension was some students were interested to engage activity during the class, it made them only read the text without understand the meaning of the text. Some students rather did the other activities such as chatting with their friends while the teacher asked them to read the text. when the teacher asked them about the text they have read, only a few students had participation and most of them were lazy in doing the activities. It was related to their basic attitude toward reading itself, as many students did not have any passion on reading. Furthermore, the Inking Your Thinking have better result in reading comprehension, especially in teaching and learning process. The Population of this research was the students at tenth grade students in SMKN 1 Pariaman in academic year 2018/2019 which consisted of three classes (90 students). The samples were chosen by using cluster random sampling. The instruments were applied using reading comprehension test of the text. The students reading comprehension scores were analyzed using t-test formula and it used the level of significance at 0, 05 (5 %). After being calculated, the value of t-observed was (-), whereas the value of t-table on the df 31 was (-). The result of this research show that: The students who were taught by using of Inking Your Thinking Strategy had better reading comprehension than those who were taught by Conventional Technique. It can be concluded that Inking Your Thinking Strategy had a significant result on students reading comprehension test.
Keywords: Inking Your Thinking, Reading Comprehension