Azizah Inul(1*), Andas Netty Husniati(2),

(1) USN Kolaka
(*) Corresponding Author


The objective of the research was to find out the data or information on whether CSR gives an effect or not on students’ reading comprehension at eighth grade of SMPN 2 Tinondo. The research question of this research is ‘’is there any significant effect of CSR toward students’ reading comprehension at eighth grade of SMPN 2 Tinondo?’’. The design of the research was a quasi-experimental design that consisted of experimental class and control class. The subject of this research was all students at classes VIII A and VIII B who were registered in the academic year 2020/2021 with a total number of 15 students for the experimental class and 15 students for the control class. The instrument of this research was a reading test which consisted of 20 items in multiple-choice forms. The researcher collected the data by giving pre-test in two classes to know students’ prior knowledge, giving treatment in which the researcher conducted teaching and learning process by using CSR in experimental class and using the conventional method in control class, giving post-test to know the students’ reading comprehension after being taught by CSR compared with the result in a class that was taught by a conventional method. The researcher used an independent T-test in SPSS verse 20 to analyze the result of the research. The result showed that there was significant difference between experimental class ( Mean = 60, SD = 7,32 ) and control class (Mean = 29.7, SD = 15.4). In other words, there was a significant effect of CSR on reading comprehension at eighth grade of SMPN 2 Tinondo.


CSR, Quasi-experimental, Experimental class, and Control class

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