TEACHERS' PERCEPTION TOWARDS PQRST STRATEGY IN TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION
The purpose of this study was to understand how teachers perceive towards PQRST strategy in teaching reading comprehension at SMPN 5 Tanjungpinang. Teaching reading strategies come in many forms. PQRST is one of them. Reading comprehension can be improved through a strategy called PQRST (Preview, Question, Read, Summarize, and Test). A well-developed reading program provides students with step-by-step guidance before, during, and after the reading process which is vital to their comprehension. This study examined how English teachers approach teaching their students. The study design consists of descriptive qualitative research with an analysis approach. The setting of the study is at SMPN 5 Tanjungpinang. Interviews and questionnaires were used in data collection. Researchers use a questionnaire to assess teachers' perception of PQRST at SMPN 5 Tanjungpinang. The results indicate that teachers perceive this strategy positively in teaching reading comprehension.