Using KWLH Technique to Understand Local Descriptive Texts in Teaching Reading: Enhancing Teachers’ Share through Social Media Sumardiono1 NIDN . K-W-L-H is a strategy that many people use before reading a difficult passage or story. In this particular strategy, you use this strategy before. The K-W-L-H learning strategy is a very popular learning tool developed by the researcher Donna Ogle in K stands for what I “Know”.

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Based on the syntax of KWLH teaching technique, I come to conclusion that KWLH technique can interestingly and effectively help the English teachers in enhancing their creativity and knowledge in teaching reading.

From this, the students should be able to connect their minds and the reading materials. The description describes parts, qualities, and characteristics of the part of the object. Best Practices for Teaching Reading: The K-W-L-H teaching technique is a good method to help students activate prior knowledge in reading. A similar version can kelh used for active thinking during reading.

This best practice is of great significance for teaching reading of genre texts, especially readings with problems encountered in the passages. It is a complex activity that involves both perception and thought.

Text 1 Jenang There are a lot of jenang in Javanese traditional foods. Hedgcock and Ferris emphasize that an individual reader brings a number of different things into the reading process, including purposes for reading e. Descriptive is a text containing two components i.

In some regions in Javanese like in Middle Java, people add some other symbols of earth by black porridge, nature by green porridge, and wood by brown porridge. Notodiputro states that Basic Competence Kompetensi Dasar should succeed to learn in the aspects of attitude, skill, and knowledge.


It means that teaching English in Indonesia in which the people speak other languages and have indigenous cultures different from those of native speakers lwlh English has difference on setting.

It can be a person, or an animal, or a tree, or a house, or camping. Readers typically make use of background knowledge, vocabulary, grammatical knowledge, experience with text and other strategies to help tecynique understand written text.

Techniquf the learners respect someone or something, they appreciate its uniqueness.

Its main food is a kind of porridge called rice flour porridge, made in seven colors. By controlling the communication way, the teacher can tevhnique as what is needed in teaching strategy.

That is why many children cannot comprehend text. How are we going to find out? In Indonesia, diversity of the regions and cultures makes a good sense of literary works.

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What Award-winning Classroom Teachers. Jenang is used to completing the requirements uba rampe in Javanese ceremonies. Concerning with the authentic materials of reading, Pye and Greenall also underline that having drawn a tecjnique range of sources of reading like from newspaper, webs, leaflets, magazines, brochures, guides, books, and documented information which are based local, national, and international issues.

Reading local sources, comprehending them, and using technology in learning realize the four naturally in learning process. You can disable cookies in your browser but this may affect your ability to interact with this site. Hence, this KWLH strategy is proposed to be applied to English teachers in teaching reading comprehension by regarding contextual reading materials.


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Reading consists of two related processes: Journal of Reading, 30, Become pepeling, so, we do not get Parental betrayed, to be disobedient children to the elderly.

The strategy is designed to be used by a teacher and group of students working together. In curriculum, the textbook-oriented learning is lessened to be more contextual learning orientation techniue reading comprehension.

Here is a complete example of local decriptive text. The reading texts can be edited using spoken discourse which can be downloaded and listened by the members.

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From this, a reader can include other additional sources like experts, websites, librarians, teachers, etc. Stevenson shares that though we are becoming a more global society; the world is still broken into groups.

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In addition, readers bring individual differences in personality, learning styles and strategies, reading strategies, and life experience. English teachers should be creative and good at designing learning activities.

Sulistyo states that reading technjque about understanding written texts. The Reading Teacher, 40,