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This research aimed at knowing the teacher implement Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIRC) in teaching writing. The researcher applied qualitative research design. The instruments of the research were observation sheet and interview guide. The participants of the research were two teachers in second grade at SMP Telkom Makassar. The result showed that the implementation of cooperative integrated reading and composition in teaching writing is good and accordance with the actual procedure, the teacher prepare teaching materials that will be discussed in class, the material must be in accordance with the needs for implementing this strategy, because of the collaborative implementation of the CIRC strategy. CIRC can contribute to develop students' abilities to be more creative, independent, collaborative, communicative, and self-confident CIRC can also improve vocabulary mastery, familiarize students with conveying ideas by extending the topic, and build students' self-confidence in the area of writing skill. As a result, they can communicate improve writing skill.
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