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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Stevenson shares that though we are becoming a more global society; the world is still broken into groups. Its extreme importance makes a big influence in what has already been acquired before and what is going to learn and read next.

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In blended learning, the ways mwlh manage the learning interaction can be designed creatively and adaptably by the teacher.

Here is a complete example of local decriptive text.

Students, Texts, and Contexts. Hence, this KWLH strategy is proposed to be applied to English teachers in teaching reading comprehension by regarding contextual reading materials. A strategy comprehension and summarization.

The strategy is designed to be used by a teacher and group of students working together. Accessing prior information on a topic or theme, identifying primary and secondary resources to access, developing a plan for accessing resources, identifying attributes and characteristics to research. The dominant grammatical aspect are focus on specific Participant, use of attributive and identifying processes, frequent use of Epithets and classifiers in nominal groups, and use of simple present tense.

The third Jenang is in Pitonan ceremony.


Graphic Organizers – Examples: KWLH

The Reading Teacher, 40, Summing Up To sum up, KWLH strategy is indeed useful strategy in reading comprehension to see the linguistic, culture, and curriculum diversity. The students must make high-quality, relevant connections about the text to make meaning of their reading. Then, in the same occasion of naming ceremony, a family is supposed to have selamatan thanksgiving ceremony completed with the requirements of white porridge jenang techjique and red kelh jenang abang.

Teaching Readers of English: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll technnique you a reset link. Nonetheless it is not all published as written local story, to keep indigenous local is essential to be both literary work and teaching material.

To document their experience and comprehension in reading, an authentic aspect of reading material and reading tools can help the students, as the reader, to keep their understanding. It enables them to gain new knowledge, enjoy literature, and do everyday things that are part and parcel of modern life, such as, reading the newspapers, job listings, instruction manuals, maps, and so on. Stone state that the benefit of making connections is what the students gain trchnique understanding from thinking about what they are reading.

The identification is to identify the object to describe. In addition, being respectful means honoring and being considerate techniqur others. In Indonesia, diversity of the regions and cultures makes a good sense of literary works. Written transactional discourse known as monolog texts are used to communicate knowledge, skills, and information.

Readers typically make use of background knowledge, vocabulary, grammatical knowledge, experience with text and other strategies to help them understand written text. Ogle also explains that the students should access the knowledge they already have about the topic in reading texts, or make it available appropriately so that comprehension can occur.


Appreciation toward local culture reflects we are good citizens. It is a group instruction activity developed by Donna M. It can be a person, or an animal, or a tree, or a house, or camping. Concerning with the authentic materials of reading, Pye and Greenall also underline that having drawn a wide 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.

The learning process has evolved to a point where learners are sharing, exploring, and seeking information and knowledge from multiple and diverse sources. Grabe categorizes it into shared reading which is defined to one of patterns of variation in reading.

KWHL chart

The addition H is as proposed by Wuryanto By controlling the communication way, the teacher can determine as what is needed in teaching strategy. In details, the elaboration on comprehending the reading of local decriptive text is realized in form of filling KWLH charts done by the learners.

Related to the response of the members, techniqje communication can be in many ways as described in Figure 2 below: Therefore, English teachers should re- shape design of the teaching reading to be more effective and functional to the students.

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