The Correlation Between Reading Interest and Reading Comprehension Ability on Indonesian Language Learning Outcomes to Fifth Grade Students of Public Elementary Schools
The results of the Mid Semester Assessment for the Indonesian subject were the lowest among other subjects. This study focused on the relationship between reading interest and reading comprehension ability towards the learning outcomes of Indonesian language students in grade V elementary schools throughout the Kebumen District for the 2022/2023 academic year. This research is quantitative research with a correlation method. Data collection used a reading interest scale, and then the test was analyzed using multiple correlation analysis. The prerequisite test uses normality, Linearity, and multicollinearity tests. The variable contribution of reading interest and reading comprehension ability to the learning outcomes of Indonesian language fifth-grade students at SDN Kebumen District for the 2022/2023 academic year is 31.60%; other factors influence the remaining 69.40%, has a moderate correlation level of 0.562. This study concludes that together there is a significant positive relationship with the learning outcomes of Indonesian for fifth-grade students at SDN in the Kebumen District for the 2022/2023 academic year. The higher the interest in reading and the ability to read comprehension, the higher the learning outcomes obtained by students.