Analysis of Reading Comprehension Ability to Determine Main Ideas and Supporting Ideas


  • Ning Ira Faturrohmah STKIP Kusuma Negara
  • sri awan asri
  • maria ulfa


main ideas, reading comprehension, supporting ideas


The importance of understanding the content of reading texts can be seen through the main ideas and supporting ideas. The purpose of this study was to determine the reading comprehension ability of fourth grade students at SD Negeri Kota Baru VII Bekasi, West Java. The method used in this research is descriptive-qualitative. Where research data is obtained from observation, interviews, documentation, field notes, and tests. The data were analysed using the Milles-Hubberman flow analysis model. Based on the research findings, it is known that students' understanding of the main ideas and supporting ideas of reading texts is seen in the way they determine keywords, main sentences, explanatory sentences, and conclusions of a paragraph. Suggestions from this research can help teachers who are teaching material on main ideas and supporting ideas find the right media and methods. Because determining the main ideas and supporting ideas is related to students' reading comprehension skills in all subjects taught at school.






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