This research aims to produce a learning
media product of pop up card folklore that is qualified
to improve the critical reading skills of grade IV
students elementary School. This development was
implemented by using a Model 4-D Thiagarajan with
four stages that define, design, develop, and
disseminate. Media pop up card that has been
developed tested in grade IV students Elementary
School Sukomanunggal III Surabaya year 2019/2020
teaching. This research variable is the validity,
practicality, and effectiveness of the media pop up card
folklore. The research data is obtained through
validation sheets, observations, polls, and tests. This
Research uses a one-group pretest-posttest design.
Results of the quality of media development based on
validity and obtained percentage value of 92% with a
category of very qualified. Practicality quality obtained
percentage value of 94% and the effectiveness of media
development acquired value T count > T table on
critical reading skills acquired value T = 8,065 > 2,064.
It shows that the media pop up card folklore effectively
improves the critical reading skills by a percentage of
90% with excellent categories.
Keywords : Pop Up Card, Critical Reading Skills.