The Reading Comprehension Ability Of SMA Student (The Case of the second year students SMA Negeri 1 Gebang Langkat Academic Year 2013/2014)
This paper the writer wants to find out the ability of the 2013/2014 second year students of Senior State High School SMA Negeri 1 Gebang – Langkat in “Reading Competence” majoring in Senior State High School consisting of 40 students. In order to get the data, the writer arrange the passage of reading on the line, between the line, and beyond the line with the 40 items of the test. From the result of data analysis the writer will finds out how many the validity of reading competence and what the value of the reliability of reading competence. David Harris (1969: p. 105) that correctly answered by at least 30% at the sample group will be generally not contributing significantly and would be by a coefficient of 1, 00. After the result of the student test will have been got such as the mark, the scores, average score of mistake and the percentage of item difficulties, the writer will find out the conclusions that the students get the difficulties on each segment of reading comprehension.