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Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills

Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto.

Abstract
This article aims to improve studentsí reading comprehension skills using classroom action research with a collaboration between the researcher and the teacher. This research was conducted in three cycles, each consisting of planning, implementation, and reflection. In language learning, students still find it difficult to find main ideas, to make an inference, or to determine the elements of a story. Therefore, the researcher together with the teachers tried to improve students' reading comprehension skills with baroque music-based learning, which was evidenced by the results of the pretest with the Completed category of only 40%; then, it increased to 60% in the first cycle, 73.33% in the second cycle, and 90.00% in the third cycle. The teacher and students were very enthusiastic about baroque music during learning because it can help the students focus, make them more confident, and make the teacher more enthusiastic in teaching.

Key words: Learning, Baroque music, reading comprehension skill


 
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Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto. Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills. EEO. 2020; 19(4): 2419-2433. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432


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Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto. Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills. http://ilkogretim-online.org//?mno=121863 [Access: August 11, 2020]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432


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Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto. Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills. EEO. 2020; 19(4): 2419-2433. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432



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Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto. Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills. EEO. (2020), [cited August 11, 2020]; 19(4): 2419-2433. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432



Harvard Style

Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto (2020) Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills. EEO, 19 (4), 2419-2433. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432



Turabian Style

Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto. 2020. Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills. Elementary Education Online, 19 (4), 2419-2433. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432



Chicago Style

Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto. "Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills." Elementary Education Online 19 (2020), 2419-2433. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto. "Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills." Elementary Education Online 19.4 (2020), 2419-2433. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Hariyatunnisa Ahmad,Rukayah,Triyanto (2020) Using Baroque music to improve reading comprehension skills. Elementary Education Online, 19 (4), 2419-2433. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764432