Academic Journal on English Studies (AJOES)
Vol. 1 No. 1 (2021): Volume 1 Number 1 April 2021

THE CORRELATION BETWEEN READING MOTIVATION AND READING ACHIEVEMENT OF THE EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP NEGERI 3 MENGWI IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021

Ni Luh Eka Putri Haryani (Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar)
Dewa Gede Agung Gana Kumara (Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar)
Anak Agung Putri Maharani (Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar)



Article Info

Publish Date
24 Apr 2021

Abstract

This correlation study is aimed to find out the correlation between reading motivation andreading achievement of the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 3 Mengwi in academic year2020/2021. The sample was chosen by cluster sampling as many as 64 students. Theinstrument used in this study was questionnaire and test; reading motivation questionnaireand reading achievement test. Reading motivation questionnaire is used to know the students’reading motivation while reading comprehension test is used to find out the students’ readingachievement in understanding a text. The obtained data were assessed by using ProductMoment’s formula and analyzed by using SPSS 23.0. Based on data analysis, it showed thatthere is high, significant and positive correlation between reading motivation and readingachievement of the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 3 Mengwi in academic year2020/2021. Therefore, it answered the research question that there is a fair correlationbetween reading motivation and reading achievement.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

ajoes

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Subject

Education Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media

Description

Academic Journal on English Studies (AJOES) is a scientific journal which is devoted to English language teaching. It is a journal published twice a year. AJOES publishes original, previously unpublished research papers written in English of the bachelor students of English Language Education Study ...