ANALYZING READING-RELATED ACTIVITIES IN ENGLISH TEXTBOOK FOR GRADE 8TH IN SMP NEGERI 1 KUBU AND HOW THE TEXTS ARE EXPLOITED IN THE CLASSROOM
Keywords:Reading-Related Activities, Text Exploitation, Reading Comprehension
The objectives of this study were to analyse reading-related activities available in the English textbook used for Grade 8th in SMP Negeri1 Kubu and describe how the texts are exploited in the classroom by the teacher. The subjects of this study was English textbook used in the learning process and the English teacher. This research was conducted by applying qualitative descriptive analysis. Document analysis, classroom observation, and interviews were used to collect the data. The finding shows that there are reading-related activities found in English textbooks based on the theory proposed by R. Louise et al. (2016) and McEwan (2022). The activities available in the English textbook are skimming/scanning, lexical items, inferring, questioning, and summarizing. Moreover, the text exploitation done by the English teacher in the classroom are short answer activity, multiple-choice tests, true/false activity, brainstorming activity, and completing activity
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