The objective of this research was : to find out whether or not a cooperative integrated reading composition strayegy can improve the reading comprehension of Eighth grade of students at SMP Negeri 2 Baranti.This research apply pre-experimental design with one group pre-test and post-test. The population of this research was four classes at SMP Negeri 2 Baranti in academic year 2019/2020 with the total population were 120 students. The sample of this research were VIII.A (30 students). This sample was taken by cluster sampling technique. This research applied reading test to know the students reading comprehension through cooperative integrated reading and composition strategy. The researcher found that by using cooperative integrated reading and composition in teaching reading comprehension, it could improved the reading comprehend of the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 2 Baranti. It was proved by p-value of post-test was lower than the α (0,000<0,05). So, the researcher stated that H 0 was rejected and H 1 was accepted. Based on the data analysis, the researcher concluded that: Cooperative integrated reading and composition strategy could improved students reading comprehension.
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] Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidenreng Rappang, Indonesia
] Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim, Malang, Indonesia
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