Vol 9 (2021): Social Science Research

GIST Strategy Effect on Reading Descriptive Text

Kusmaning Ayu Dewi Renjani
Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo, Indonesia
Ermawati Z Nuroh
Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo, Indonesia
Published April 27, 2021
  • GIST Strategy,
  • Reading Comprehension,
  • Descriptive Text
How to Cite
Renjani, K. A. D., & Nuroh, E. Z. (2021). GIST Strategy Effect on Reading Descriptive Text. Proceeding of The ICECRS, 9. https://doi.org/10.21070/icecrs2021891


The purpose of this study to find out whether there is a significant effect of GIST strategy to teach reading comprehension in descriptive text of seven grade students. This study uses quantitative method. The study usedtrue experimental which took two classes randomly, VII I as experimental class and VII H as control class. The instrument used a test. The result showed from a mean of the pretest in experimental class is 75.13 and posttest is 86.94. The researchers used the ttest formula to calculate the results of the data and hypothesis. The result of tvalue is higher than a ttable,ttest is 3.415 higher than ttable 1.994 with degree freedom 70 and level significance 5%. It means that the Ha is accepted and H0is rejected. The concluded there is a significant effect of GIST strategy to teach reading comprehension of seven grade students at SMPN 4 Sidoarjo.


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