• Yudi Kurniawan Universitas Mataram
  • Udin Udin Universitas Mataram
  • Lalu Jaswadi Putera Universitas Mataram
  • Yuni Budi Lestari Universitas Mataram



Story Mapping, Reading Comprehension, Narrative Text.


This study aims to find out whether there is any significant effect of using story mapping technique in terms of reading comprehension of the narrative text at eleventh grade students of SMKN 6 Mataram. This study was conducted quantitatively by using quasi-experimental method and used one group pre-test and post-test design. The sample of this study was 13 students of class TKR II at SMKN 6 Mataram. The instrument of collecting the data was reading test in pre-test and post-test. The data analysis process was carried out using statistical calculation in manual calculation. The result of this study showed that t-test value (10.725) was higher than the t-table (1.782) at the significance level of 0.05. The effect size of the treatment score (2.04) was higher than 0.8, so it can be concluded that the use of story mapping gives highly effective in improving students’ reading comprehension of the narrative text at eleventh grade students of SMKN 6 Mataram.


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