COLLABORATIVE STRATEGIC READING (CSR) IMPLEMENTATION TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION SKILL
Keywords:Reading Comprehension, Collaborative Strategic Reading, CAR
The objective of the research is aimed to find out the implementation of Collaborative strategic Reading (CSR) can improves students’ reading comprehension. This study came from the problem at the first grade electricity students of SMK PGRI 1 Lamongan. CSR strategies are: (1) preview the text (before reading), (2) click and clunk (during reading), (3) get the gist (during reading), and (4) wrap up (after reading). Design of this study was Classroom Action Research (CAR). The research is carried out within two cycles, cycle 1 and cycle 2. The procedures of the study were begun by conducting Preliminary Action and Realizing the Action consists of: (a) planning, (b) implementing of action, (c) observing, and (d) reflecting. The data collection techniques applied in this study such as test, observation, field notes and interview guide. The result shows that, there were improvements in every cycle. In the first cycle, some students’ score had not reached the criteria of success. So researcher needed to continue the next cycle and revise the lesson plan. The result of cycle two was increased. The students’ participation was in “Very Good” criterion. Then, the students’ score showed that almost all the students had reached the criteria of success. Based on the result of second cycle the researcher stopped the cycle because all of the criteria of success had achieved. So, it can be concluded that Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR) can improve students’ reading comprehension at the first grade electricity students of SMK PGRI 1 Lamongan.