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Mafruudloh, Naajihah (2014) THE IMPLEMENTATION OF JIGSAW TEACHING TECHNIQUE FOR READING COMPREHENSION IN SMAN 9 MALANG. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Reading is one of important basic language skills used by the speaker of certain language. The students often feel bored to understand the text and the class often makes them bored, because the teaching and learning process in reading comprehension subject are monotonous. Therefore, teachers need an appropriate technique like Jigsaw to avoid that condition. Jigsaw is one of cooperative learning method that will help the students gain the information not only by reading the text, but also sharing and discussing with their friends. Jigsaw consists of several groups, in which every group consists of several students who have various in ability, gender, religion and race. The purpose of this study was to describe the implementation of Jigsaw, the supporting factors in Jigsaw, and the teacher’s obstacles in implementing Jigsaw. In conducting this study, the writer applied descriptive qualitative research as the research design because it described the phenomena that exist in the Jigsaw implementation. The data are collected in the form of words. The reseacher used observation and interview to gain the data. Based on the result of data analysis, it was found that there were five steps in Jigsaw implementation. They were choosing material and topic, making lesson plan, organizing Jigsaw in classroom, giving quiz, and evaluating. There were also seven supporting factors in Jigsaw implementation and two obstacles faced by the teacher. The supporting factors were media, professional teacher, situation surround the class, material, student’s level of comprehension, student’s motivation, and class management. The teacher’s obstacles were limited time and different level of student’s comprehension. But, the teacher also solved the obstacles by choosing the easy material and giving the motivation both to the upper and lower level students. To help the lower students, the lower students had to ask the material that they did not understand.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2016 06:12
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2016 06:12

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