Hana Sakura Putu Arga, Linda Hania Pasha, Faridillah Fahmi Nurfurqon


In general of this research is to examine the cultural literacy skills of elementary school students through Social Studies learning based on multicultural education. In particular, the specific targets to be achieved are as follows: (1). Implementing multicultural education in elementary Social Studies learning in elementary schools; (2). Knowing the responses of teachers and students to Social Studies learning based on multicultural education: (3). Improving the cultural literacy skills of elementary school students in Social Studies learning based on multicultural education. The research method used is qualitative. The research procedure was carried out through the following stages; the initial observation of the learning process, then in the implementation of the research a pretest was carried out to determine the student's initial knowledge, the implementation of Social Studies learning based on multicultural education, and giving a final test or posttest. The results of the study were based on the results of the pretest and post-test data processing of cultural literacy skills using the test instrument, the results showed that Social Studies learning based on multicultural education obtained a significant increase. This can be seen from the average value of student learning scores at the time of the pre-test which obtained a result of 65.00 and the post-test obtained an average score of 85.57. The average value of increasing students' cultural literacy is in the very good category and can be seen from the acquisition of the highest score during the posttest which reached a score of 95.00. From the results of the data analysis, it is known that there is an increase in the cultural literacy of fourth-grade elementary school students in Social Studies learning based on better multicultural education


Multicultural education, cultural literature, social science

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