The Effect of Using Frontloading Strategy in Teaching Reading Comprehension at The Seventh Grade Students of SMP N 10 Bengkulu In The Academic Year of 2018/2019

Nani Windiarti(1), Arasuli .(2), Rudi Afriazi(3),
(1) Universitas Bengkulu, Indonesia
(2) Universitas Bengkulu, Indonesia
(3) Universitas Bengkulu, Indonesia


This study was conducted to find out the effect of using frontloading strategy in teaching reading comprehension at the seventh grade students of SMPN 10 Bengkulu. This research was a quasi experimental research that is one short experiment which used post-test only. The population of this research were the seventh grade students of SMPN 10 Bengkulu there are 180 students. The sample of this research were 57 students from two classes; the experimental class and control class. The experimental class was treated by using frontloading strategy, while the control class was taught by conventional strategy. The two classes have similar ability in English based on the scores of mid-term examination. In experimental class there was a significant positive effect towards the students reading comprehension (it was found that the t-count 2.047 while t-table was 1.676). T-count was bigger than t-table (2.047<1.676).   Based on those results, it can be assumed frontloading strategy was effective in increasing students’ reading comprehension.


Frontloading Strategy; Reading Comprehension;

Full Text:



Alyousef, 2005. Reading is an interactive process between a reader and a

text. Jakarta: Dharma Bhakti. Unpublished Thesis.

Arikunto, Suharsini, 2013. Prosedure penelitian: Suatu pendekatam praktik.

Jakarta : PTRineksa Cipta.

Clarke and Silberstein, 2001. Teahing reading comprehension to students.

New York : Te Guilford Press.

Grabe and Stoller, 2002. The teaching reading knowledge test Course.

New York: Cambridge University Press

Grabe, W. 2009. Reading in a second language (moving from theory

topractice). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Downs. 2017. Read aloud and shared reading connections to students.

New York: Cambridge.

Hornby, 2002. Definition of frontloading : Frontloading is the following

reasons to the student best learn new words. New york: Oxford

University Press.

Dube J, Baker T and Wilhelm J., 2001. Steps of frontloading : there are 8

steps in teaching frontloading. London: Penguin Longman.

Klingner, Janette K., Sharon Vaughn, and Alison Broadman, 2007.

Teaching reading comprehension to students with learning

difficulties. New York: The Guidford Press.

Morellion, J, 2007. Collaborative strategies for teaching reading

comprehension: maximizing your impact. Chicago: ALA


Purwasih ita, 2014. The effectiveness of using frontloading strategy in

increasing vocabulary mastery. Purworejo. Unpublished Thesis.

Preszler. J. 2006. Strategies to build student vocabularies using KWL

format teacher. Rapid City.


Article Metrics

 Abstract Views : 0 times
 PDF Downloaded : 0 times


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Journal of English Education and Teaching (JEET) is Indexed in


Creative Commons LicenseJournal of English Education and Teaching is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.