. The research was conducted on the basis of students' lack of social participation in the community. The cause of this situation is the lack of understanding of the students related to the importance of social participation skills. The purpose of this study was to describe the increase in the participation of students' social skills. The research design used classroom action research with data collection instruments, namely observation sheets, test sheets and questionnaire sheets. Data analysis technique used quantitative and qualitative. The research results showed that the participation of students' social skills improved through contextual learning approach.