Improving Reading Ability Comprehension of Non-Fiction Texts Through the Know Want to Know Learned Strategy


  • priyani priyani STKIP KUSUMA NEGARA
  • Venny Oktaviany STKIP Kusuma Negara
  • Maria Ulfa STKIP Kusuma Negara


The low interest in reading in grade VI students and the lack of teacher variation in conducting classroom learning are factors in the low ability of students' reading comprehension. This study aims to improve reading comprehension skills of non-fiction texts in grade VI students using the Know Want to Know Learned strategy. The research method used in this research is classroom action research. The subjects in this research were class VI students at SDIT Insan Rabbani, Bekasi City, 2022-2023 Academic Year. The data in this research was obtained from observations, tests, interviews and field notes. The results of the study show that using the Know want to Know Learned strategy can improve the ability to read and understand non-fiction texts in class VI students of SDIT Insan Rabbani, Bekasi City, of the 2022-2023 Academic Year. The increase in the results of the ability to read comprehension of non-fiction texts that occurred was, the pre-action students' average score of 60.5 with a completeness percentage of 29.2%, the average score of students' final test cycle 1 was 76.3 with a completion percentage of 58.3%, the average final test score for cycle 2 students was 82.4 with a completion percentage of 87.5%.


Keywords: Ability to read, understanding non-fiction, Know want to Know Learned






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