LESSON PLAN TOO AND ENOUGH

Mencoba belajar membuat RPP untuk kurikulum 2013.
Berikut ini COntoh RPP Peminatan/Lintas Minat Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris kelas X.

Lesson Plan

School : Cakra Buana Senior School
Subject : English
Class : X (Lintas MInat)
Material : Too and Enough
Time : 3 x 45 minutes

A. Core Competencies
1. Menghayati dan mengamalkan ajaran agama yang dianutnya
2. Mengembangkan perilaku (jujur, disiplin, tanggung jawab, peduli, santun, ramah lingkungan, gotong royong, kerja sama, cinta damai, responsif, dan proaktif) dan menunjukkan sikap sebagai bagian dari solusi atas berbagai permasalahan bangsa dalam berinteraksi secara efektif dengan lingkungan sosial dan alam serta dalam menempatkan diri sebagai cerminan bangsa dalam pergaulan dunia
3. Memahami, menerapkan, menganalisis pengetahuan faktual, konseptual, prosedural berdasarkan rasa ingintahunya tentang ilmu pengetahuan, teknologi, seni, budaya, dan humaniora dengan wawasan kemanusiaan, kebangsaan, kenegaraan, dan peradaban terkait fenomena dan kejadian, serta menerapkan pengetahuan prosedural pada bidang kajian yang spesifik sesuai dengan bakat dan minatnya untuk memecahkan masalah.
4. Mengolah, menalar, menyaji, dan mencipta dalam ranah konkret dan ranah abstrak terkait dengan pengembangan diri yang dipelajarinya di sekolah secara mandiri, dan mampu menggunakan metoda sesuai kaidah keilmuan

B. Based Competencies
3.5.Menganalisis struktur teks dan unsur kebahasaan untuk menyatakan dan menanyakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu, sesuai dengan konteks penggunaannya.
4.5.Menyusun teks lisan dan tulis untuk menyatakan dan menanyakan tentang kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu, dengan memperhatikan fungsi sosial, struktur teks, dan unsur kebahasaan, yang benar dan sesuai konteks.

C. Indicators
1. Menyebutkan perbedaan “Too and Enough”.
2. Melengkapi kalimat dengan Too atau Enough.
3. Membuat kalimat dengan menggunakan “Too and Enough”

D. Aims of the lesson
By watching video, identifying, students are able to:
1. Identify “Too and Enough”.
2. Use “Too and Enough” in correct sentences.

E. Material
Too and enough indicate degree. They are used with adjectives.
• Too means more than what is needed.
• Enough means sufficient.
« Enough » goes after adjectives
and adverbs:
 He didn’t pass his exam because he didn’t study hard enough.
 She can’t get married until she’s old enough?
« Enough » goes before nouns:
 I’d like to change my car but I haven’t got enough money.
« Too » goes before an adjective
 The food was too hot.
 The suitcase is too heavy for me to lift.

F. Teaching Model/Methods
Technique: 5M

G. Media
1. Power Point
2. Video

H. Sources
http://www.wiziq.com/tutorial/378262-Too-or-enough
http://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/grammar-exercise-too-enough.php#.UkOetyfg9n8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeOA1bUCQy4

I. Learning Process
Integrated skills (Listening, Reading, Speaking)

Activity

Pre-Activity
• Salam, berdoa, dan mengabsen siswa.
• Guru menyampaikan tujuan pembelajaran.

Main-Activity Mengamati
• Siswa menonton video yang menyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu.
• Siswa membaca banyak kalimat pernyataan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu, dalam berbagai konteks.
• Siswa menirukan contoh-contoh kalimat pernyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu
• Dengan bimbingan dan arahan guru, siswa mengidentifikasi ciri-ciri pernyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu (fungsi sosial, struktur teks, dan unsur kebahasaan).

Menanya
Dengan bimbingan dan arahan guru, siswa Menanya antara lain perbedaan antar berbagai kalimat pernyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu yang ada dalam bahasa Inggris, perbedaan kalimat dalam bahasa Inggris dengan yang ada dalam bahasa Indonesia, kemungkinan menggunakan kalimat lain, dsb.

Mengeksplorasi
a.Siswa melengkapi kalimat dengan menggunakan “Too and Enough” untuk menyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu.
b.Siswa membuat kalimat dengan menggunakan “Too and Enough” untuk menyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu.
c.Siswa berusaha menyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu dalam bahasa Inggris selama proses pembelajaran.

Mengasosiasi
•Siswa membandingkan pernyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu yang telah dipelajari dengan bentuk pernyataan lainnya.
•Siswa membandingkan antara pernyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu dalam bahasa Inggris dengan ungkapan keharusan dalam bahasa Indonesia.

Mengomunikasikan
•Secara berkelompok, siswa membuat dialog yang menyatakan kecukupan untuk dapat/tidak dapat melakukan sesuatu dengan bahasa Inggris.

Post-Activity
•Menyimpulkan materi pembelajaran.
•Melakukan refleksi pembelajaran.
•Merencanakan kegiatan pembelajaran selanjutnya.

J. Assesment
1. Technique: observation
2. Procedure

No. Aspect Technique Time
1
2
3 Affective:
1. Care
2. Responsive
3. Proactive

Cognitive:
• Complete the sentences using “Too and Enough”
• Join the sentences using “Too and Enough”

Psychomotor:
Observation

Written test

Observation
All session

Exercising session

Exercising session

3. Instrument

Part 1: Fill in the correct word (too or enough).
1) I left the coffee for a minute to cool because it was …. hot to drink.
2) He wasn’t strong …. to lift that heavy box.
3) There aren’t …. policemen in our town.
4) Do you have …. information to help me with this problem?
5) It is …. difficult to do for a little child.
6) I do not have …. much time to prepare dinner.
7) I didn’t buy the car because it was …. expensive.
8) He didn’t work hard …. to pass the exam.
9) My mum can’t sleep because she drinks …. much coffee.
10) She isn’t old …. to start driving.

Part 2: Join these sentences using too … or not … enough.
1) The parcel was heavy. I didn’t carry it home.
2) Liz isn’t very strong. She can’t lift the bags.
3) The dress was formal. She couldn’t wear it to the party.
4) My daughter doesn’t feel very well. She isn’t going to school.
5) I was tired. I didn’t prepare my lessons.
6) Your bicycle isn’t very safe. I don’t want to ride it.
7) She didn’t run quickly. She lost the race.
8) You are young. You can’t see this film.
9) The students aren’t working hard. They won’t pass the exams.
10) The orange juice wasn’t sweet. I didn’t drink it

Answer Key: (Part 1)
1. Too
2. Enough
3. Enough
4. Enough
5. Too
6. Too
7. Too
8. Enough
9. Too
10. Enough

Answer Key: (Part 2)
1) The parcel was too heavy to carry.
2) Liz isn’t strong enough to lift the bags.
3) The dress was too formal to wear to the party.
4) My daughter is not well enough to go to school.
5) I was too tired to prepare my lessons.
6) Your bicycle isn’t safe enough to ride.
7) She didn’t run quickly enough to win the race.
8) You are too young to see this film.
9) The students aren’t working hard enough to pass the exams.
10) The orange juice wasn’t sweet enough to drink.

Depok, September 2013
Teacher,

Ely Wulandari, S. Pd.

OBSERVATION SHEET

Note: 1= poor, 2= quite good, 3=good, 4=very good
1= poor, less well behaved at all
2 = quite good, silent, no responses
3= good, well behaved, show efforts but still not consistent
4= very good, very well behaved, continuous and consistent

Scoring guidelines for speaking assessment. (Psychomotor)

NO CRITERIA SCORE
1 Vocabulary
1. Poor: Vocabulary is so limited that the conversation is not possible.
2. Quite good: Often use incorrect vocabulary, conversation is limited because of limited vocabulary.
3. Good: Sometimes use words that are not appropriate.
4. Very good: Using vocabulary and phrases like a native speaker.

2 Pronunciation
1. Poor: Pronunciation problems so serious that could not be understood
2. Quite good: There is a pronunciation problem that makes the listener have full concentration and sometimes there is a misunderstanding
3. Good: Easy to understand although with certain accents
4. Very good: Easy to understand and has a native accent

3 Language Use
1. Poor: Grammatical errors so severe that it is difficult to understand.
2. Quite good: Often make grammatical errors that affect meaning.
3. Good: Sometimes makes grammatical errors but does not affect the meaning.
4. Very good: Little or no grammatical errors.

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SOAL UN 2013

Contoh Soal dan Pembahasan UN Bahasa Inggris SMA Tahun 2013

September 21. 2013

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I was returning a shirt I ordered from your catalogue last month. I would like a full refund for this item. When I received it, all the buttons were missing. When I spoke to your customer service representative on the phone yesterday, he informed me that I could not return the item because it was on sale. When I ordered the shirt, however, I did not expect to pay for one without buttons. I am not returning the shirt because of the color or size. I am returning it because it was damaged when I received it. This is the reason I would like my money back. I have been a satisfied customer in the past, and I know you will take care of this matter to my satisfaction.
Sincerely,
Fadhlan

1. Fadhlan does not like the shirt because…
a. Its buttons are all gone
b. Its colour is not nice
c. It is too colourful
d. The size is too big
e. It was on sale

2. Fadhlan expects that…
a. He can meet the manager.
b. He will get his money back.
c. The company will send him a new shirt,
d. The company will invite him to buy one.
e. The customer service representative be friendly.

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Application forms may be obtained from:
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The closing date for applications is April 29th.

3. Those who successfully complete the course will be given …
a. free tuition
b. a further training course
c. jobs in big hotels in the colony
d. a chance to stay in the colony’s leading hotels for one month
e. membership of the Hong Kong Institute of Hotel management

4. What requirement is needed by an applicant to apply for the hotel work training?
a. Able to speak Mandarin
b. Secondary school graduate
c. good knowledge of English
d. Reputable university graduate
e. 2-year experience in hotel work

Picasso was one of the most outstanding and important artist of the 1900’s. He is best known for his paintings. Almost every style in modern art is represented in Picasso’s works.
Picasso was born in 1881 in Malaga, Spain as the son of an art teacher. He studied painting with his father and also in Madrid.
From about 1895 to 1901 he painted realistic works in traditional style. Then he entered what was called the blue Period. During this time he only used shades of blue in his paintings to show poverty he saw in Barcelona.
After 1907, he entered into the style of cubism. Among his well-known cubist paintings are “The Three Musicians” and “The Man with a Guitar” which depict the destruction of a Spanish town.
Picasso died in Mougins, France in 1973. He was really a great artist.

5. Why did Picasso become so popular? Because…
a. He was the most outstanding artist of the 1900’s.
b. He was known for his great paintings.
c. He painted in traditional style.
d. He was son of an art teacher.
e. He studied in art schools.

6. According to the text, Picasso…
a. died in Spain in 1973.
b. was born in Malaga, Italy.
c. was famous for his painting style.
d. had a father who worked as an art teacher.
e. finished his study at the academy of Arts in Madrid.

7. What can you infer from the text?
a. Picasso’s father was not good at art.
b. Picasso passed away at the age of 92.
c. Picasso was unpopular artist of 1900’s.
d. Blue period shows the prosperity in Barcelona.
e. For 8 years, Picasso painted realistic works in a traditional style.

Reading the three plots of Marry Higgins Clark in All Through the Night concern a stolen gold ornamental cup, a missing baby, and a will which seems to be deceitful. To solve the mystery, she revives her beloved characters; Alvirah, the former cleaning woman; and Willy Meeham, the plumber who won the lottery. They left their life in Jackson Heights, Queens, for an apartment on Central Park. The two have fun along the way solving the puzzle.
The pace is swift and the story is pure escape – totally fun Mary Higgins Clark. I admit, however, that I am still trying to know what melody of the song “All Through the Night” sounds like.
This holiday season, put aside your chores and curl up on couch with “All Through the Night”. When you close it you will be relaxed and more ready to enjoy the festivities. And then you might just want to tuck a copy into someone’s stocking or gift bag, as well.

8. What is the writer’s suggestion for the holiday season?
a. Left your life for an apartment in Central Park.
b. Out aside your chorus and read the novel.
c. Tuck a stocking into someone’s gift bag.
d. Stole gold ornament and be deceitful.
e. Have fun and solve some puzzle.

9. What intrigues the writer about All Through the Night?
a. It made her curl up on couch all day.
b. It made her ready for any festivities during holiday.
c. She didn’t know the melody of the song in the book.
d. She wanted to escape every time she read the book.
e. She closed it and got relax.

10. In the first paragraph, the reviewer…
a. introduces the Marry Higgins Clark
b. analyzes the three plots in the story
c. mainly discusses about Alvirah
d. is solving all of mystery
e. summarizes the characters

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A. The holiday
B. The personal touch
C. The hospitality
D. The relaxing programs
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2. What is the text above?
A. Hotel training and facility
B. The promotion of Room Service
C. The description about Beauty House
D. The promotion of Hotel and Resorts
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3. The text above tells you about …
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E. Health product promotion

4. What is contained in the soap?
A. Alcohol
B. A moisturizing
C. Aloe vera and mint extract
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5. What are the benefits of this soap?
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7. What is the advertisement about?
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C. Conveniences offered by the company
D. Availability to get unique opportunities
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8. Which of the following is not close to the building?
A. Parks
B. Hotels
C. Restaurants]
D. Shopping centres
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9. “For leasing call 303-572-5947”
The underlines word means…..
A. Purchasing
B. Building
C. Selling
D. Buying
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10. What is the advertisement about?
A. A new office building
B. Office suites to rent
C. The unusual building downtown
D. Office suites to sell
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11. The topic of the text is about…
A. Greenwood
B. Types of homes
C. Residences for sale
D. Prices of the apartments
E. Location of the residences

12. A home which has a swimming pool is priced at…
A. $ 29,000
B. $ 55,000
C. $74,000
D. $ 80,000
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13. What is the purpose of the text?
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C. to describe a world class private hotel
D. to describe hotels in Bandung in general
E. to tell us about where to visit in Bandung

14. What makes Intan Hotel the best choice for business travelers?
A. its price
B. its ideal location
C. its facilities
D. its service
E. its cuisine

15. “Our blend of prompt efficiency and personalized service will surely win you over.”
The antonym of the underlined word is…
A. run
B. low
C. quick
D. slow
E. high

16. Which one is TRUE!
A. Call Intan Hotel at (022)20354447 to make reservation
B. Its price makes this hotel is top choice for business travelers
C. This hotel’s name is Bandung Most Convenient Hotel
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C. To inform Dieng Restaurant
D. To describe Dieng Restaurant
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19. What does the advertisement promote?
A. The location of the hotel
B. The hotel rooms
C. The cottage
D. The seaview
E. The facilities

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B. A mini bar
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D. In house movie
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The pharmacist’s medication mistakes

Berikut ini contoh soal dan kunci jawaban soal News Item dari soal UN 2013.

NEW YORK, Half of all heart patients made at least one medication related mistake after leaving the hospital, and guidance from a pharmacist didn’t seem reduce those errors. In a new study.
Consequences of mistakes such as forgetting to take certain drugs or taking the wrong dose can range from side effects like constipation to more serious drops it. blood pressure. Two percents of errors were life-threatening.
Not all of the problems, however. were the fault of the patients. Some may have resulted from medication side effects or other factors beyond the patients‟ control.
Hospitals involved in the study were already taking steps to prevent medication mistakes In addition to the extra pharmacist intervention, said Dr. Sunil Kripalani, the study’s lead author hem the Vanderbilt University Medical Centre In Nashville. Tennessee.
“We were surprised to see that in spite of these efforts, that 50 percent (of patients) were still having these medication errors,” he told Reuters health.
Charles Darwin was greatly influenced by the geologist Adam Sedgwick and naturalist John Henslow in his development of the theory of natural selection, which was to become the foundation concept supporting the theory of evolution. darwin „s theory holds that environmental effect lead to varying degrees of reproductive success in individuals and groups of organisms. Natural selection tends to promote adaption in organisms when necessary for survival. This revolutionary theory was published in 1859 in Darwin‟s now famous On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
Although the pharmacist visit didn’t help the average patient, he added, certain ones seemed to benefit such as patients who were on multiple drugs or had trouble understanding health information.
As for traditionally lower risk patients, said other strategies to prevent errors may be needed.
-Reuters-

1. What does the text tell us about?
a. The patient’s medication errors
b. The hospital’s medical treatments
c. The doctor’s medical treatment
d. The uncontrolled medical treatment
e. The pharmacist’s medication mistakes

2. What is the effect of medication errors?
a. Bleeding on heart
b. Health information
c. Problem in healing
d. Life—long time
e. Life –threatening

3. “… and guidance from a pharmacist didn’t seem to reduce those errors ….” (part 1) The underlined word Is closest In meaning to ….
a. Improve
b. Upgrade
c. Decrease
d. Degrade
e. Increase

By Ely Wulandari Maulana Posted in News Item

21 Ramadhan 1433H, 9 Agustus 2012

21 Ramadhan 1433H, 9 Agustus 2012

Malam ini tidak seperti malam Ramadhan yang biasanya. Ya, terbiasa di rumah bersama keluarga. Kebetulan malam ini menginap di sekolah menemani siswa yang sedang ada kegiatan sanlat mukim.
Hampir jam sepuluh malam, namun suara anak-anak masih terdengar. Baru saja selesai menghabiskan big suppernya dengan bakso. Cukup enak.
Tepat jam sepuluh malam, anak-anak sudah harus tidur, dan mereka harus bangun jam 2 pagi untuk shalat malam, dan pastinya harus sahur.
Mata terasa cukup ngantuk, tapi ruang guru ini masih terang benderang. Musikpun masih terdengar lantang. Sebagian teman yang lain sedang mengarahkan anak-anak untuk segera tidur.
Tikarpun sudah kubentangkan, agak kekecilan bila dibandingkan dengan ukuran badan. Sepertinya kaki harus sedikit ditekuk. Semoga bisa tidur nyenyak. Besok harus siaga bangun dan siap untuk menjalani kegiatan baksos.

Narrative

NARRATIVE

Dear all…
Diantara 12 jenis teks yang dipelajari di tingkat menengah atas, Teks Narrative adalah jenis teks yang paling sering dipelajari. Setiap semester kalian pasti mendapatkan pelajaran tentang teks yang satu ini.
Teks Narrative kita kenal juga sebagai teks naratif dalam bahasa Indonesia. Hanya saja dalam bahasa Inggris, teks Narrative memiliki lingkup yang lebih sempit. Seperti kita tahu yang namanya teks naratif yang ada dalam pelajaran bahasa Indonesia itu adalah teks tentang cerita, baik itu cerita tentang pengalaman seseorang, cerita lucu, dongeng, mitos, legenda, fable, dll. Namun dalam pelajaran bahasa Inggris contoh teks tersebut dibagi dalam Teks Narrative, Spoof, dan Recount. Misalnya saja kalau teks tentang pengalaman seseorang dalam pelajaran bahasa Inggris disebut Recount, teks cerita yang lucu disebut Spoof. Nah.. kalau Narrative adalah teks yang berupa dongeng, mitos, legenda, fable, dll.
Namanya juga narrative atau cerita, teks Narrative adalah teks yang menceritakan sebuah kisah yang sudah terjadi di masa lampau. Makanya kata kerja yang digunakan menggunakan bentuk Past Form. Misalnya:
Long time ago, there lived a woman near the river.
Finally, one of the frogs took heed to what the other frogs were saying and gave up.

Example:
Text *1 (Fabel)
A group of frogs were travelling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. When the other frogs saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out of the pit with all their might. The other frogs kept telling them to stop, that they were as good as dead.
Finally, one of the frogs took heed to what the other frogs were saying and gave up. He fell down and died.
The other frog continued to jump as hard as he could. Once again, the crowd of frogs yelled at him to stop the pain and just die. He jumped even harder and finally made it out.
When he got out, the other frogs said, “Did you not hear us?” The frog explained to them that he was deaf. He thought they were encouraging him the entire time.

Note: Fabel menceritakan kisah yang diperankan oleh hewan di mana kita bisa mendapatkan pesan moral dalam cerita tersebut yaitu ‘There is power of life and death in the tongue’.

Text *2 (Myth)
Once upon a time in the heavens the Batara Guru commanded all the gods and goddesses to contribute their power in order to build a new palace. Anybody who disobeyed this commandment would lose his or her head.
Upon hearing the Batara Guru’’s commandment, one of the gods, Anta, was very anxious. He didn’t have arms or legs and he wasn’t sure how he could possibly do the job. Anta was shaped as a snake and he couldn’t work. He sought advice from one of his friends but unfortunately his friend was also confused by Anta’s bad luck. Anta became very upset and cried.
As he was crying three teardrops fell to the ground. Amazingly, after touching the ground those teardrops became three eggs. His friend advised him to offer those eggs to the Batara Guru hoping that he would give a fair judgement.
With the three eggs in his mouth Anta went to the Batara Guru’s palace. On the way there he was approached by a black bird who asked him a question. He couldn’t answer because of the eggs in his mouth but the bird thought that Anta was being arrogant. It became furious and began to attack Anta and as a result one egg was shattered. Anta quickly tried to hide in the bushes but the bird was waiting for him.
The second attack left Anta with only one egg to offer to the Batara Guru.
Finally he arrived at the palace and offered his teardrop (in the shape of an egg) to the Batara Guru. The offer was accepted and the Batara Guru asked him to nest the egg until it hatched. Miraculously the egg hatched into a very beautiful girl. He gave the baby girl to the Batara Guru and his wife.
Nyi Pohi Sanghian Sri was her name and she grew up into a beautiful princess becoming more and more beautiful as the days passed by. As her beauty grew every man who saw her became attracted to her. Even her stepfather the Batara Guru started to feel an attraction toward her.
Seeing the Batara Guru’s new attitude toward Nyi Pohaci, all the gods became so worried about the situation that they conspired to separate Nyi Pohaci and the Batara Guru.
To keep the peace in the heavens and to maintain Nyi Pohaci’s good name, all the gods planned for her death. She was poisoned and her body buried on earth in a hidden place. But the graveyard was to hold a strange sign, for at the time of her burial, up grew a very useful plant that would forever benefit all human beings.
From her eyes grew the plant that is called padi (rice paddy).

Note: Mitos adalah teks yang menceritakan tentang terjadinya alam semesta, dunia, kisah para dewa, dll. Mitos di Indonesia biasanya menceritakan tentang terjadinya alam semesta, terjadinya susunan para dewa, terjadinya manusia pertama, dunia dewata, dan terjadinya makanan pokok. Mengenai mitos terjadinya padi, dikenal adanya Dewi Sri yang dianggap sebagai dewi padi orang Jawa.

Text *3 (Legend)
THE LEGEND OF CRYING STONES
A long long time ago in west Sumatra, Indonesia there was a fisherman and his wife who lived in a village by the sea. They had only one son. His name was Malin Kundang. They lived a simple life because as a fisherman the husband did not earn much money. Life got harder for Malin and his mother when his father did not return from the sea. Perhaps a storm had swollen his boat or maybe a big fish attacked him. Day by day passed and they kept waiting for him. But Malin’s father never returned. So little Malin had to help her mother sold cookies in a local market.
One day there was a big ship came to the beach of their village. It was a merchant ship. Everybody came to see it including Malin. He was very impressed by what he saw. Hoping to change his life he applied for a job and he was lucky. He was recruited by the ship owner. Then Malin left his mother and his village.
Many years gone by without any news from Malin. Malin’s mother missed him so much. Everyday she looked at the sea, hoping to see Malin came home. She always prayed to God that Malin become a successful merchant. Then God heard her pray.
On a beautiful day there was a big ship came to the beach. Many people came there to see it. Malin’s mother was expectant. She was sure that it was Malin’s ship. So she hurriedly came to the beach. When she was there she asked someone that she wanted to see the owner of the ship. Then a lovely lady met her. She wore a luxurious dress and jewellry. She was Malin’s wife.
‘Is Malin Kundang here?’
“Do you know Malin?”
‘Yes, of course I know him, he’s my son!’
‘But Malin told me he had no mother. She passed away a long time ago’.
Malin’s mother was very surprised to hear her answer. Then Malin came. Her wife asked him.
‘This poor woman said that you are his son’
Malin Kundang who had became a rich merchant and had a wife from a rich family was ashame with his mother who looked poor. He denied his humble background. So when her mother hugged him he repelled her.
‘Malin, my son, I miss you so much’.
‘Who are you? I am not your son’.
Malin’s mother was was crying. She was really irritated. Her heart was deeply hurt. Then she prayed to God. And she cursed Malin.
Suddenly there was a storm. The sea was raging. Big wave came and Malin’s ship was rushed ashore and destroyed. And Malin suddenly changed into a stone statue. Today people can see Malin’s statue in Teluk Bayur beach in west Sumatra. When there is a storm or rain people often hear someone’s crying. They believe it is Malin’s cry.

Note: Legenda adalah cerita yang dipercaya oleh sebagian masyarakat benar-benar terjadi.
legenda adalah dongeng tentang hal-hal yang berdasarkan sejarah yang mengandung sesuatu hal yang ajaib atau kejadian yang menandakan kesaktian.

Conclusion:
The social function of Narrative is to amuse or entertain the readers with actual or imaginary experience in different ways. Narrative always deals with some problems which lead to the climax and then turn into a solution to the problem.
There are three kinds of Generic Structure:
1. Orientation (who was involved, when and where was it happened)
2. Complication (a problem arises and followed by other problems)
3. Resolution (provide solution to the problem)
Language features:
1. Use of noun phrases (a beautiful princess, a huge temple)
2. Use of adverbial phrases of time and place (In the garden, two days ago)
3. Use of simple past tense (He walked away from the village)
4. Use of action verbs (walked, slept)
5. Use of adjectives phrases (long black hair)

boarding school education

There are many arguments in favor of a boarding school education. Nevertheless, the boarding school is not always the best education institution for everyone.
At an early age interacting and communicating with people is very important for a child’s personal life and can be especially helpful for his/her future. In a boarding school, shy children can take advantage of interaction through communal activities. The boarding school also offers a great variety of activities such as arts, sports, and music that allow children to demonstrate and develop specialized skills in their free time.
Furthermore, the structured way of life and strict rules at the boarding school may helps students to get used to a well ordered way of life. The manners and social skills will help them to become more responsible and confident, and to develop their talents in leadership. Professionally trained teachers and educators in the boarding school can offer excellent education without the parents’ constant supervision.
In spite of these good points, it is not advisable to send a child to a boarding school if he/she is a dependent learner. A boarding school usually demands that student learn independently. In addition, the boarding school should not be seen as a measure to solve inappropriate behavior or unsatisfactory study performance. Instead of improving, problematic children may close off their relationship with their peers and teachers.
In conclusion although a boarding school may provide good education to many children, it is not recommended for those who are strongly attached to their families. They may become frustrated and socially isolated.

27. According to the writer, children in a boarding school can develop specialized skills in…
a. Entrepreneurship
b. Community service
c. Reading
d. Drama
e. Music

28. Why do parents send their children to boarding school? Because…
a. It is good for shy children
b. It gives good education for adults
c. Interacting and communicating with people is very important
d. It does not allow children demonstrate excellence and develop their skills
e. It is safe and makes children become responsible and develop talents in leadership

29. From the text, we can conclude that…
a. The boarding school can be very expensive
b. There are good and bad boarding schools
c. The boarding school is the solution to our educational problems
d. It’s not necessary to send children to a boarding school because the students can live independently
e. Not everyone thinks that the boarding school is the best educational institution for children

Laptop

A laptop is a kind of computer unit which has the same function as a PC (Personal Computer), but it is smaller, lighter and of different sizes. Nowadays, most people choose laptops for several reasons.
A laptop is a portable device. This portability is very helpful for our work, study and other activities. We do not need complicated cable installations to activate a laptop, and with a laptop, we can do our work anytime anywhere.
Moreover, a laptop allows us to access the internet in public places which provide free access called hot spot areas. Some people like to use this facility to carry out their tasks.
Finally, a laptop consumes energy more efficiently than a PC does. This device uses a rechargeable battery as a source of electric energy. So if we prefer using a laptop, it means that we support the government program to save energy.
That’s why a laptop has become very popular recently.

21. A public place where we can have free access to the internet is a/an…
a. Free access
b. Hot spot
c. Internet installation
d. Laptop facility
e. Hot spot area

22. A laptop has become very popular because…
a. It is portable
b. It allows us to access internet
c. It gives several benefits to the user
d. It doesn’t need complicated cable installation
e. We can do our work with it anytime anywhere

23. From the text we know that…
a. A laptop is usually more expensive than a PC
b. More people like a laptop better than PC
c. More people like a PC better than a laptop
d. For a mobile person a laptop is more handy than a PC
e. A laptop is cheaper now than it was before

By Ely Wulandari Maulana Posted in Report

Negeri Sembilan

Negeri Sembilan is a unique among Malaysian states for its Adat Pepatih, a matrilineal social system which came together with the Minangkabau people from the Indonesian island of Sumatra who settled in the state.
The cultural heart of Minangkabau culture in Negeri Sembilan is the pretty royal town of Seri Menanti, about 50 km from the state capital, Seremban. Here, you will find a traditional timber palace. It was the residence of Negeri Sembilan’s ruler until 1992 when it was turned into the Royal Museum. It is a showcase of Minangkabau architecture and design, and it was built by two local crafts men in 1908. No screws or nails were used in its construction. Many houses in the vicinity of Seri Menanti adopt the distict feature of Minangkabau architecture-the curved roof which resembles the horns of the buffalo.
For more of the state’s history, you can head to the State Museum in Seremban which is also housed in a former palace, the Istana Ampang Tinggi. The Adat Museum in Rembau, 25km south of Seremban, contains a fascinating array of cultural artefacts from handcrafted antiques to community heirlooms. Further to the south is the Pangkalan Kempas Historical Complex. Its most fascinating feature is a group of stone megaliths which are referred to as batu hidup (living rocks). Villagers believe the rocks can grow and move on their own.

18. The second paragraph is about…
a. Seri Mananti
b. Negeri Sembilan
c. Traditional culture in Sumatra
d. Architectural building in Negeri Sembilan
e. Minangkabau palce in Negeri Sembilan

19. Where can visitors find batu hidup?
a. In the State Museum
b. In Pangkalan Kempas
c. In the Adat Museum
d. In Rembau
e. In the Istana Ampang Tinggi

20. Why can Minangkabau culture be found in Negeri Sembilan?
a. Minangkabau people adopt the culture
b. The resident line together with Minangkabau people
c. Minangkabau people inhabited the town
d. Many homes have the culture of Minangkabau
e. The Royal Museum has Minangkabau characteristics

Remote Sensing

Remote sensing is the acquisition of information about an object or phenomenon, without making physical contact with the object. In modern usage, the term generally refers to the use of aerial sensor technology to detect and classify objects on Earth (both on the surface, and in the atmosphere and ocean) by means of propagated signals (e.g. electromagnetic radiation emitted from aircraft or satellites).
There are two main types or remote sensing: passive remote sensing and active remote sensing. Passive sensors detect natural radiation that is emitted or reflected by the objects or surrounding area being observed. Reflected sunlight is the most common source of radiation measured by passive censors. Examples of passive remote sensors include film photography, infra-red, charge-coupled devices, and radiometers. Active collection, on the other hand, emits energy in order to scan objects and areas whereupon a sensor then detects and measures the radiation that is reflected or backscattered from the target. RADAR and LIDAr are examples of active remote sensing where the time delay between emission and return is measured, stabilizing the location, height, speed and direction of an object.

15. From the text we know that remote sensing…
a. Is a way to obtain information about an object or phenomenon
b. Does not difficult to do
c. Makes physical contact with the object
d. Does not make use of censors
e. Does not make use propagated signals

16. What is the main idea of the second paragraph?
a. Active sensing is better than passive sensing
b. The energy in sunlight is important for remote sensing
c. Passive sensing is not as strong as active sensing
d. The source of energy radiated for sensing determines whether it is the active or passive type
e. Active remote sensing and passive remote sensing are equally useful for the development of knowledge and technology

17. Based on the text we can say that…
a. Remote sensing is expensive technology
b. Remote sensing is useful for transportation
c. We can apply the technology to study animals
d. Medical science can be improved through remote sensing
e. Remote sensing make it possible to collect information of an object in a dangerous area

By Ely Wulandari Maulana Posted in Report