The purposes of this research were to study and compare English reading comprehension ability before and after using SQ4R technique of Grade 8 students and to study the students satisfaction towards teaching English reading comprehension using the SQ4R technique. The sample consisted of 41 Grade 8 students at Chaelaepittayanusorn School, Kumphawapi District, Udon Thani Province, under Udon Thani Administration Organization, in the first semester of academic year 2019, obtained by cluster random sampling. The research instruments included 10 lesson plans, an English reading comprehension ability test, and a satisfaction questionnaire. The experiment lasted 8 weeks, 2 hours a week or 16 hours for all. Statistics used in the study were mean, percentage, standard deviation, and t-test for Dependent Samples. The findings of the research were as follows: 1) The students pretest and posttest scores on English reading comprehension ability were 12.48 or 41.59% and 23.86 or 79.52% respectively. The students posttest mean score was found significantly higher than that of the pretest and it was not less than the set criteria of 70%. 2) The students satisfaction towards teaching English reading comprehension using SQ4R technique was at a good level.
KEYWORDS: Reading Comprehension, SQ4R, Satisfaction