Using Aesop's Fable to Teach Reading Comprehension of Narrative Text at Junior High School

Della Puspita Sari, Jufri Jufri

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This paper discusses using Aesop’s fable to teach reading comprehension of narrative text at junior high school. Based on the writers’ experience the students get difficulties in reading, especially reading narrative text. The teacher can use Aesop’s Fable to teach reading comprehension in teaching and learning process. Fable is the short stories that happen in the past which is the characteristic by animal. Fable is created by Aesop’s, that it is why called Aesop’s fable. By applying in media, the students can interest and comprehending reading narrative text. The aim of this paper is to help the students to more understanding narrative text well. Moreover, the teacher also gets effective to teach reading comprehension of narrative text in order to increase the students’ ability in reading narrative text. Reading narrative text through Aesop’s fable gets the students to new kind of media in teaching reading process. It would help both the teacher and students to improve the students’ reading comprehension and made teaching and learning process more fun than the way it used it.


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Reading Comprehension, Aesop’s Fable, Narrative Text

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