The implementation of teaching reading comprehension to gifted students in the accelerated class at junior high school


The purpose of the study was to determine whether the learning of reading comprehension for smart students had been carried out well or not. This research is a qualitative research conducted at SMP Maria Padang where the participants in this study are two English teachers who teach in the first year and second year accelerated classes. Data were collected through observation, field notes and interviews. The results showed that reading comprehension for gifted and intelligent students had not been implemented optimally and there were several problems faced by teachers in terms of different ways of learning to read to gifted students.


Reading comprehension, gifted students, accelerated class


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