THE IMPLEMENTATION OF READ-EXAMINE-DECIDE-WRITE (REDW) STRATEGY TO IMPROVE READING COMPREHENSION ON DESCRIPTIVE TEXT TO THE TENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMK N 1 TABANAN
This research aimed at describing Read-Examine-Decide-Write (REDW)strategy in improving reading comprehension on descriptive text to the tenth grade students of Office Administration 2Department at SMK N 1 Tabanan. The subjects of this research were 26 students. Data collection techniques used consisted of observations, teacher’s interview and tests. The data were analyzed by using qualitative and quantitative data analysis. The result of this research indicated that students' reading ability in reading comprehension on description text improved by using the Read Examine, Decide, Write strategy. Before the research was completed, the students' average reading ability score was only 63.84. The mean increased in cycle I and cycle II indicating the values of 69.61 and 77.88. Meanwhile, the improvement toward pre-test and pos-test 1 was 9,03 and the improvement on pre-test and pos-test 2 was 21,99. The conclusion of this research is the implementation REDW strategy can improve students’ reading comprehension on descriptive text.