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Exploring the Correlation between Reading Habit and Students’ Reading Achievement at MTs. Bilingual Muslimat NU

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Correlation, Reading Habit, Reading Achievement


This research aims to know the correlation between students’ reading habits and reading achievement at 8th-grade MTS Bilingual Muslimat Nu. The method used a quantitative correlational design. The sample was 37 students. The data collection used a questionnaire and reading achievement score. The questionnaire was used to score the students’ reading habits, while the daily tests served to evaluate their reading achievement. Then, the data was analyzed by SPSS 26 with a correlational design to correlate both reading habit and reading achievement. The finding showed that the r-obtained is 0.617 with a significant level of 0,000 which means that there is a significant correlation between students’ reading habits and reading achievement. It means that the r-obtained (0.617) is higher than the r-table (0.325), the alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) is rejected. Therefore, there was a positive correlation between students’ reading habit and their reading achievements.


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