3.8 Membedakan fungsi sosial, struktur teks, dan unsur kebahasaan beberapa teks naratif lisan dan tulis dengan memberi dan meminta informasi terkait legenda rakyat, sederhana, sesuai dengan konteks penggunaannya

4.8 Menangkap makna secara kontekstual terkait fungsi sosial, struktur teks, dan unsur kebahasaan teks naratif, lisan dan tulis sederhana terkait legenda rakyat


Melalui model pembelajaran discovery learnig peserta didik dapat memahami ,menangkap makna, dan menulis dengan bahasa sendiri, menceritakan ulang, Narrative Text terkait Legenda, sederhana memperhatikan fungsi sosial, struktur teks, dan unsur kebahasaan yang benar dan sesuai konteks dengan penuh rasa syukur, rasa ingin tahu, tanggung jawab,


Task 1: Read the text carefully.

Once upon a time there was an old couple who didn’t have a child. They lived in a small house near the village forest. “Please give us a child,” they asked God everyday.

One day, from the household Shinto altar, they heard a cute cry, “Waa! Waa!




 They looked and saw a crying baby who looked just like a little finger. “This child must be a gift from God. Thanks to God!”

“We will call this child ‘Issumboshi’,” they said.

They raised Issumboshi with much care, but Issumboshi never grew bigger. “Hey, Issumboshi, do you want to be eaten by a frog?” Issumboshi was always being bullied by the children of the village and often went home feeling unhappy.

Grandmother would make some big rice balls and encourage him. “Eat a lot, and grow up quickly,” Grandmother said.

One day, Issumboshi said, “I will go to the capital to study and become a respectable person. Then I will come back.” Grandfather and Grandmother were worried about him, but Issumboshi’s mind would not be changed. At once they began to prepare for his trip.

Issumboshi sheathed a needle sword in a straw case, put on a cup for a sedge hat, and started out with a chopstick staff, in high spirits.

“I’m going now,” Issumboshi said.

“Is he safe? With such a small body?” Grandfather and Grandmother asked as they saw him off.

Issumboshi went on the trip with a big wish in a small body.

… … …

At last Issumboshi reached the capital city and anchored under the bridge. Then he climbed up to the railing and viewed the town.

“There is a fine palace over there. I shall ask them at once.” At long last Issumboshi arrived at the palace.

“Excuse me, but I want to meet the feudal lord.” The lord came to the door, “What? Who’s there?” “Here I am, at your feet.”

“Oh. How small! Why do you want to meet me?” “Please let me be your retainer.”

“I wonder if your very small body can do anything.”

“I’ll stay in your pocket and guard you from all harm.” When Issumboshi said so, a bee came buzzing by. “Yhaa!” Issumboshi yelled, stabbing the bee.

“Bravo! I employ you. It would be good if you became the Princess’s man.”

Source: Picture 12.3

“Oh! What a cute fellow he is!” said the Princess, putting Issumboshi on her palm.

“I will defend you upon my life,” said Issumboshi.

 Princess liked Issumboshi, and she taught him reading, writing, and various studies. Further, Issumboshi practiced fencing very hard in order to be strong.

One day the Princess went out to worship at the Kiyomizu Temple. Suddenly there was a strong wind, and some demons appeared. The leader of the demons tried to grab the Princess. “Help me!” she screamed. Issumboshi tried to help her, but the demon caught him and threw him into his mouth. Issumboshi, who was swallowed, jabbed and jabbed the demon’s stomach. The demon rolled over and spat out Issumboshi.

Issumboshi jumped at the demon and stabbed his eyes. The remaining demons were frightened. They ran away in great haste, but one demon, who was left behind, trembled while holding the magic hammer.

“Do you want me to stab your eyes, too?” Issumboshi asked.

“Please, don’t. This is the magic hammer that will grant you a wish. I give it to you, so please spare me.” And saying this, he ran off in a hurry.

“Thank you, Issumboshi. You have saved my life,” the Princess said. “Princess, please wave this magic hammer and make a wish that I may become big,” said Issumboshi. The Princess waved it and asked, “May Issumboshi become big!”

And then, strangely, before her eyes, Issumboshi began to grow. He grew into a nice young man. They went back to the palace, and the Princess asked the King to let her marry Issumboshi.

The Princess and Issumboshi then got married, and they invited Grandfather and Grandmother to live with them in the palace. They lived happily ever after.

(Adapted from Japanese Fairy Tales, 1987)

Task :2

Create as many questions as you can based on the story. Use question words such as who, when, where, why, how. Then, exchange your questions with a classmate sitting next to you. Discuss them together.

Example :

Once upon a time there was an old couple who didn’t have a child. They lived in a small house near the village forest.

Where did the old couple live?

Narrative Text

Narrative text adalah cerita fiksi atau cerita karangan yang dibuat untuk menghibur pembaca. Narrative text biasanya kita jumpai dalam bentuk dongeng, cerita rakyat, maupun cerita fiksional lainnya.

Tujuan Narrative text, seperti yang sudah disebutkan diatas adalah untuk menghibur pembaca/ pendengar dalam suatu cerita dengan kejadian berurutan yang mengarah ke dalam suatu klimaks, dan akhirnya menemukan penyelesaian.

The Purpose of Narrative Text is to amuse or to entertain the reader with a story.

Generic Structure Narrative text

1. Orientation

( Pendahuluan ) di mana karakter , setting , dan waktu cerita ditetapkan . Biasanya menjawab pertanyaan siapa? kapan? dimana ? Misalnya: Once upon a time, there was a wolf lived in the forest.

2. Complication or problem

Menceritakan awal masalah yang menyebabkan krisis ( klimaks ). Complication biasanya melibatkan karakter utama.

3. Resolution

Akhir dari cerita yang berupa solusi dari masalah. Perlu adanya resolusi dari masalah. Masalah dapat diselesaikan dapat menjadi lebih baik atau malah lebih buruk, bahagia atau sedih . Kadang-kadang ada beberapa komplikasi yang harus dipecahkan. Hal ini menambah dan mempertahankan minat dan ketegangan bagi pembaca nya.

4. Reorientation/Coda

merupakan pernyataan penutup cerita dan bersifat opsional . Bisa berisi tentang pelajaran moral, saran atau pengajaran dari penulis.

Language Feature of  Narrative Text

· Menggunakan Action Verb dalam bentuk Past Tense. Misalnya : Walked, Said, Wondered, dsb.

· Menggunakan Nouns tertentu sebagai kata ganti orang, hewan dan benda tertentu dalam cerita. Misalnya : the princess, the girl, the queen, dsb.

· Menggunakan Adjectives yang membentuk noun phrase. Misalnya : The red riding hood, the poisoned apple, dsb.

· Menggunakan Time Connectives dan Conjunctions untuk mengurutkan kejadian-kejadian. Misalnya : before, after, then, next,soon, dsb.

· Menggunakan Adverbs dan Adverbial Phrase untuk menunjukkan lokasi kejadian atau peristiwa. Misalnya : on the sea, in the mountain, there, happily ever after, dsb

Contoh  Narrative Text

Text 1

The Legend of Malin Kundang


A long time ago, in a small village near the beach in West Sumatra, a woman and her son lived. They were Malin Kundang and her mother. Her mother was a single parent because Malin Kundang’s father had passed away when he was a baby. Malin Kundang had to live hard with his mother


Malin Kundang was a healthy, dilligent, and strong boy. He usually went to sea to catch fish. After getting fish he would bring it to his mother, or sold the caught fish in the town. One day, when Malin Kundang was sailing, he saw a merchant’s ship which was being raided by a small band of pirates. He helped the merchant. With his brave and power, Malin Kundang defeated the pirates.

The merchant was so happy and thanked to him. In return the merchant asked Malin Kundang to sail with him. To get a better life, Malin Kundang agreed. He left his mother alone. Many years later, Malin Kundang became wealthy. He had a huge ship and was helped by many ship crews loading trading goods. Perfectly he had a beautiful wife too. When he was sailing his trading journey, his ship landed on a beach near a small village. The villagers recognized him. The news ran fast in the town; “Malin Kundang has become rich and now he is here”. An old woman ran to the beach to meet the new rich merchant. She was Malin Kundang’s mother.

She wanted to hug him, released her sadness of being lonely after so long time. Unfortunately, when the mother came, Malin Kundang who was in front of his well dressed wife and his ship crews denied meeting that old lonely woman. For three times her mother begged Malin Kundang and for three times he yelled at her. At last Malin Kundang said to her “Enough, old woman! I have never had a mother like you, a dirty and ugly woman!” After that he ordered his crews to set sail. He would leave the old mother again but in that time she was full of both sadness and angriness. Finally, enraged, she cursed Malin Kundang that he would turn into a stone if he didn’t apologize. Malin Kundang just laughed and really set sail


In the quiet sea, suddenly a thunderstorm came. His huge ship was wrecked and it was too late for Malin Kundang to apologize. He was thrown by the wave out of his ship. He fell on a small island. It was really too late for him to avoid his curse. Suddenly, he turned into a stone.


1. Why did Malin Kundang and his mother have to live hard?

2. Give an example that Malin Kundang was a healthy, dilligent, and strong boy!

3. How did the merchant allow Malin Kundang to join him in the sail?

4. What happened many years after Malin Kundang join the sail?

5. How did the local people react when they saw Malin Kundang landing on the coast?

6. What did Malin Kundang’s mother do when she heard that Malin Kundang landed on the coast?

7. What made Malin Kundang’s mother sad and angry?

8. What did she do when Malin Kundang denied that she was his mother?

9. How did the curse happen?

10. What is the moral of the story?

Text 2



Long long time ago, there was a
farmer couple. They were staying in a village near a forest. They lived

Complication 1

Unfortunately, they hadn’t had
any children yet.

Resolution 1

Every day they prayed to God
for a child. One day a giant passed their home. He heard what they were
praying. Then the giant gave them a cucumber seed.

“Plant this seed, then you’ll
get a daughter,” said the giant. “Thank you, Giant,” said the couple. “But in
one condition, in her 17-th birthday, you must give her to me,” said the
Giant. The couple wanted a child so much that they agreed without thinking

Then the couple planted the
cucumber seed. Each day they took care the growing plant so carefully. Months
later, a golden cucumber grew from the plant. The cucumber was getting
heavier and bigger each day. When it was ripe, they picked it. Carefully they
cut out the cucumber and how surprised were they when they found a beautiful
baby inside. They were so happy. They named the baby Timun Mas, or Golden

Complication 2

Years were passing
by and Timun Mas had grown into a beautiful girl. Her parents were very proud
of her. But their happiness turned to fear when her 17th birthday came. The
giant returned to ask for their promise. He was going to take Timun Mas away.

Resolution 2

The farmer tried to
be calm. “Just a moment, please. Timun Mas is playing. My wife will call
her,” he said. Then the farmer came to his daughter. “My child, take this,”
as he was giving her a little bag to Timun Mas. “This will help you from the
giant. Now, run as fast as you can,” he ordered. So Timun Mas ran away.

Complication 3

The couple was very
sad about her leaving. But they didn’t want the giant to eat Timun Mas.
Meanwhile, the giant had been waiting for too long. He became impatient.
Somehow he knew that the couple had lied to him. So he destroyed their house
and ran for Timun Mas.

The giant was chasing Timun Mas
and he was getting closer and closer. Timun Mas then took a handful of salt
from her little bag. She spread out the salt behind her. Suddenly a wide sea
appeared between them. The giant had to swim to reach her

Resolution 3

Timun Mas was still
running, but now the giant almost caught her. Then she took some chilly and
threw them to the giant. The chilly suddenly grew into some trees and trapped
the giant. The trees grew some thorns as sharp as a knife. The giant screamed
painfully. At the mean time, Timun Mas could escape again.

Complication 4

But the giant was
very strong. Again he almost caught Timun Mas. So Timun Mas took the third
magic stuff, the cucumber seeds. She threw the seeds and suddenly they became
a wide cucumber field. The giant was very tired and hungry so he ate those
fresh cucumbers. He ate too much that he felt sleepy and fell asleep soon.

Resolution  4

Timun Mas kept on
running as fast as she could. But soon she was very tired herself. To make
things worse, the giant had woken up! Timun Mas was so scared. Desperately
she then threw her last weapon, terasi (a kind of shrimp pasta). IT did a
miracle again. The pasta became a big swamp. The giant fell into it but his
hands almost reached Timun Mas. Suddenly the lake pulled him to the bottom.
The giant panicked and he couldn’t breathe. At last he was drown.


Timun Mas was very
relieved. She was safe now. Then she returned to her parents’ house. Her
parents were of course very happy to see their daughter safe and sound.
“Thanks God. You have saved my daughter,” they cried happily. From then on,
Timun Mas lived happily with her parents with no fear anymore.




Reported Speech (Indirect Speech)

Task 1: Study the following pairs of sentences carefully.

1. a.“We will call this child ‘Issumboshi’,” the old couple said. (direct speech)

    b. The old couple said that they would call that child ‘Issumboshi’.(reported speech)

2. a. Issumboshi told the grandparents, “I will go to the capital to study.” (direct speech)

    b. Issumboshi told the grandparents that he would go to the capital to study.(reported speech)

3. a. “I’m going now,” Issumboshi said. (direct speech)

   b. Issumboshi said that he was going then. (reported speech)

4. a. “There is a fine palace over there,” Issumboshi said. (direct speech)

   b. Issumboshi said that there was a fine palace over there. (reported speech)

5. a. Issumboshi said, “I want to meet the feudal lord.” (direct speech)

   b. Issumboshi said that he wanted to meet the feudal lord. (reported speech)










The old couple












will call




this child











The old couple




said that







would call




that child
















told the grandparents





will go to the capital



to study.







told the grandparents that




would go to the capital


to study.


Task 2: Put the following direct sentences into reported speech.

1. a. Issumboshi said to the princess, “I’ll stay in your pocket and guard you from all harm.”


2. a. The lord said, “I’ll employ you.”


3. a. Issumboshi told the princess, ”I’ll defend you upon my life.”


4. a. The demon said, “This magic hammer will grant you a wish.”


5. a. The demon said to Issumboshi, “I give this magic hammer to you.”


6. a. John said, “I am feeling ill.”


7. a. Bob told me, “Dan works very hard.”


8. a. Riana said, “I don’t have any brothers or sisters.”


9. a. Fadhil told me, “Sarah has a very well-paid job.”


10. a. Tika said, “I don’t like fish.”


11. a. The manager said to Santi, “I employ you.”


12. a. The teacher told the students, “You have to collect the assignment on November 10.”


13. a. Rudi said, “My mother is leaving for Jakarta soon.”


14. a. Sasha told Iman, “You need to plan the program carefully.”


15. a. Narti said, “The school is organizing a trip for the students of Year 10 only.”



A. Choose the right answer

Soal Teks Narrative Legend 1
Long, long ago, when the gods and goddesses used to mingle in the affairs of mortals, there was a small kingdom on the slope of Mount Wayang in West Java. The King, named Sang Prabu, was a wise man. He had an only daughter, called Princess Teja Nirmala, who was famous for her beauty but she was not married. One day Sang Prabu made up his mind to settle the matter by a show of strength.
After that, Prince of Blambangan, named Raden Begawan had won the competition. Unfortunately, the wicked fairy, Princess Segara fell in love with Raden Begawan and used magic power to render him unconscious and he forgot his wedding. When Sang Prabu was searching, Raden Begawan saw him and soon realized that he had been enchanted by the wicked fairy. The fairy could not accept this, so she killed Raden Begawan. When Princess Teja Nirmala heard this, she was very sad. So a nice fairy took her to the Kahyangan.

1. Which one of the following statements is false about Sang Prabu?
A. Sang Prabu was a father of his only daughter
B. Sang Prabu was a king of a kingdom in West Java
C. Sang Prabu was taken to Kahyangan by a wicked fairy
D. Sang Prabu was a wise man
E. Sang Prabu didn’t have a son

2. Why the wicked fairy did used her magic to make Raden Begawan unconscious?
A. She didn’t like Raden Begawan
B. She didn’t want Raden Prabu marry the princess
C. She wanted Teja Nirmala to forget about her wedding
D. She didn’t want the prince of Blambangan marry the princess
E. She didn’t want the prince of Blambangan feel love with her

3. What do you think will happen if gods or goddesses cannot mingle in the affairs of people in the earth at that time?
A. Princess Segara will have married with Raden Begawan
B. Sang Prabu will not hold strength competition
C. Raden Begawan will not die
D. Teja Nirmala will stay in the Kahyangan
E. Wicked Fairy will not take Raden Begawan’s life

4. So a nice fairy took her to the Kahyangan. (Paragraph 2) The word her in the sentence refers to…
A. The wicked fairy
B. The nice fairy
C. Princess Nirmala
D. Prince Teja
E. The prince of Blambangan

5. The similarity between fairy and human according to the text.
A. The place they live
B. The jealousy that they posses
C. The way they don’t feel a love
D. The strength they have
E. Their life that is immortal

Soal Teks Narrative Legend 2
A long time ago, there lived on the island of Bali a giant-like creature named Kbo Iwo. The people of Bali used to say that Kbo Iwo was everything, a destroyer as well as a creator. He was satisfied with the meal, but this meant for the Balinese people enough food for a thousand men.
Difficulties arose when for the first time the barns were almost empty and the new harvest was still a long way off. This made Kbo Iwo wild with great anger. In his hunger, he destroyed all the houses and even all the temples. It made the Balinese turn to rage.
So, they came together to plan steps to oppose this powerful giant by using his stupidity. They asked Kbo Iwo to build them a very deep well, and rebuild all the houses and temples he had destroyed. After they fed Kbo Iwo, he began to dig a deep hole.
One day he had eaten too much, he fell asleep in the hole. The oldest man in the village gave a sign, and the villagers began to throw the limestone they had collected before into the hole. The limestone made the water inside the hole boiling . Kbo Iwo was buried alive. Then the water in the well rose higher and higher until at last it overflowed and formed Lake Batur. The mound of earth dug from the well by Kbo Iwo is known as Mount Batur.

6. Which the following fact is true about Kbo Iwo?
A. Kebo Iwo ate a little amount of meat
B. Kebo Iwo is a destroyer that cannot make anything
C. Kebo Iwo was angry because his food was stolen by Balinese people
D. Kebo Iwo destroyed all the house but not the temple
E. Kebo eat food was equal for food of thousand people

7. Why did Kbo Iwo feel angry to the Balinese people?
A. Because Balinese people ate his meal
B. Because Balinese people took his food so his barns was empty
C. Because Balinese people didn’t give him food
D. Because Balinese people were in hunger
E. Because Balinese people turned to rage

8. According to the story, if Kbo Iwa is never existed in Bali island, what do you think will happen?
A. There will be no Bali island
B. Bali People will never be angry
C. All Bali people will live in a prosperous way
D. We are not able see the beauty of Lake Batur
E. Mount Batur will not be a sacred place now

9. “So, they came together to plan steps to oppose this powerful giant……”(Paragraph 3). The antonym of the word “oppose “ is….
A. Support
B. Defeat
C. Turn Against
D. Beat
E. Change

10. What is mount batur?
A. A lake build by Kbo Iwa
B. A well dug by Kbo iwa
C. The mountain build by Kbo Iwa
D. A mound of earth dug from the well by Kbo iwa
E. A home build by Balinese people to Kbo Iwa

Soal Teks Narrative Legend 3
A long time ago, very few people lived in the New Territories. There were only a few villages. If the people wanted to go from one village to another, they often had to pass through wild and unsafe forest.
One day, a farmer’s young wife went to the next village to visit her own mother and brother. She brought along her baby son. When it was time for her to leave, her brother said “ it is getting dark. Let my son, Ah Tim go with you though the forest.”
So Ah Tim led the way and the young woman followed behind, carrying her baby. When they were in the forest, suddenly they saw a group of wolves. They began to run to avoid the danger, but Ah Tim kicked against a stone and fell down. At once the wolves caught him. The young woman cried to the wolves, “ please eat my own son instead.” Then, she put her baby son on the ground in front of the wolves and took her nephew away. Everyone understood that this was because the woman was very good and kind. She had offered her own son’s life to save her nephew.
They ran back to the house and called for help. All men in the village fetched thick sticks and went back with her into the forest. When they got there, they saw something very strange. Instead of eating the woman’s baby the wolves were playing with him.

11. What separated between one village to another a long time ago in the New Territories ?
A. Another village
B. Mountains
C. Forests
D. Hills
E. Towers and logs

12. Who was Ah Tim ?
A. The young woman’s brother
B. The young woman’s son
C. The young woman’s brother and nephew
D. The young woman’s brother’s son
E. One of the men who fetched a stick
13. Who walked in front when they were in the forest ?
A. Ah Tm
B. The woman
C. The woman’s son
D. Her brother’s nephew
E. The baby and his mother

14. How could the wolves catch Ah Tim ?
A. He was afraid
B. He was stumbled by a stone
C. He ran slowly
D. The woman cried
E. The wolves were good runners

15. The woman gave her son to the wolves because
A. She loved her nephew than her son.
B. She thought about how her brother would be
C. She wanted her son was eaten by the wolves
D. She was crazy
E. She kept a grudge on his brother

16. What did the villagers bring sticks for ?
A. For the weapon to beat the wolves
B. To bring the woman’s nephew
C. For the fire woods.
D. For play
E. For building a house for the woman.

17. “ all men in the village fetched thick stick … “ The word “ fetched” has a similar meaning to :
A. Received
B. Caught
C. Got
D. Hit
E. Lifted

18. From the passage we learn that the villages were ….
A. Located in one huge area
B. Situated in a large district
C. Separated by untamed jungles.
D. Wild and unsafe
E. Dark and very dangerous

19. The brother let her son go with his aunt as she left home because ….
A. Ah Tim wanted to see the wolves
B. His aunt wanted him to come long
C. Ah Tim was bored to live with his parents
D. The baby was too cute to be alone
E. Ah Tim would be a guardian for them

20. What is the purpose of the writer by writing the story above ?
A. To describe the danger of the villages
B. To entertain the readers of the story
C. To tell the villagers’ relationship
D. To explain how important a relative is
E. To narrate how the wolves were playing with the baby.

Soal Teks Narrative Legend 4

Once upon a time, there was an old woman who lived in a very old hut near a forest with her only daughter. The daughter’s name is Misna. She is beautiful but she had envious heart.
One day she saw girl of her age passing by her hut. The girl was joining her father hunting. She dressed in beautiful cloth. His father’s assistants respected her. Misna could not sleep when she was remembering this. She was very angry with her condition. She hated her hopeless mother.
In the morning she shouted at her mother. She wanted her mother to buy the most beautiful gown in the markets for her. Of course her mother could not afford it. Then she cried and cried. She did not want to eat anything. Her mother was very sad. She decided to sell a piece of land, the only valuable thing that she had. She bought her beloved daughter a very beautiful dress.
Misna admired herself. She wanted to show everybody that she was a very beautiful girl. She asked her mother to bring her to another village. Along the way, she smiled to everyone. People in the village thought that she was a princess. They gave her a high respect and invited her to have meal in their house. Misna enjoyed this and told everybody that she was princess and mother was maid. Her mother was very sad but she kept her felling deep in the heart.
On the way home Misna met a handsome prince. He was interested in her and wanted to marry her. Misna told the prince that her mother had died and father went married to another woman. She was having a long trip with her loyal maid. Listening to this, her mother was very upset. She cried loudly Misna was very angry to her and told her to be away from her.
Suddenly there was a heavy rain accompanied with big thunders. Everyone run away to save themselves. Misna was very afraid. She cried. Her mother wanted to help her but she did not want to at that time a big thunder hit her to dead.

21. “She is beautiful but she had envious heart.” What is the synonym of the word “envious”?
A. Ambiguous
B. Jealous
C. Fierce
D. Festive
E. Humble

22. When did she ask her mother a beautiful dress?
A. After she saw another girl with beautiful dress
B. on the way home she met a handsome prince
C. after her mother sold a piece of her land
D. when a heavy rain and big thunders came
E. since the villagers invited her to have meal in their house

23. How could her mother buy her a beautiful dress?
A. from her saving
B. by asking her relative some money
C. by robbed a bank
D. from her salary
E. by selling the only land she had

24. What made her mother cried aloud?
A. she told everyone that she was her maid
B. she told the prince that her mother had died
C. she told the prince that she was her maid
D. she wanted her mother to buy the most beautiful gown
E. she was joining her father hunting for a long time

25. What happened at last?
A. Misna got married to a prince
B. Misna was wet in rain
C. Her mother bought her the most beautiful gown
D. A thunder hit Misna to dead
E. She had meal in villagers house

Soal Teks Narrative Legend 5
In the Kingdom of Medang Kamulan, in Java, came a young when man, by the name of Aji Saka to fight Dewatacengkar, the cruel King of The Country who had a habit to eat human flesh of his own people. Aji Saka himself he came from Bumi Majeti.
One day he told his two servants, by the name of Dara and Sembodo, that he was going to java. He told them that while he was away, both of them have to guards his Heirloom / Pusoko. No one except Aji Saka himself not a allowed to take the Pusoko. In the big battle, Aji Saka could successfully push Dewata Cengkar to fall to the South Sea. Dewata Cengkar did not die, he became a Bajul Putih (White Crocodile). Aji Saka became a ruler of Medangkamulan.
Meanwhile a woman of the village of Dadapan, found an egg. She put the egg in her Lumbung (Rice Barn). After a certain period the egg vanished, instead a snake found in the rice barn. The villagers would like to kill the snake, but the snake said : “I’m the son Aji Saka, bring me to him”.
Aji Saka told the snake, that he would be recognized as his son, if the could kll the Bajul Putih in the South Sea. After a long stormy battle which both sides demonstrating physical strength and showing skillfull ability of fighting, the snake could kill Bajul Putih.
As had been promised the snake was recognized as Aji Saka’s son and he was given a name Jaka Linglung (a stupid boy).
In the palace Jaka Linglung greedily ate domestic pets of the palace. He was punished by the King, expelling him to live in the Jungle of Pesanga. he was tightly roped until he could not move his head. He was instructed only to eat things which fall to his mouth.
One day, a group of 9 (nine) village boys were playing around in that Jungle. Suddenly it was raining heavily. They had to find a shelter, luckily there was a cave. Only 8 (eight) boys went inside the cave, the other one who was suffering from very bad skin disease, sting and dirty, he had to stay out of the cave. All of a sudden, the cave was falling apart. The 8 (eight) boys vanished, only the one who stayed outside was safe. The cave in fact was the mouth of Jaka Linglung.

26. Who was Dewatacengkar ?
A. a young wise man
B. The cruel king
C. White crocodile
D. Bajul Putih
E. Jaka linglung

27. Where did the woman put the egg ?
A. In a rice barn
B. In the south sea
C. In the palace
D. In the jungle of pasanga
E. Inside the cave

28. Where did Aji Saka come from ?
A. Medang Kamulan
B. South Sea
C. Jungle of Pesanga
D. Bumi Majeti
E. Dadapan Village

29. Who was Jaka Linglung ?
A. A greedy pet belong to Aji Saka
B. The cruel king
C. A stupid boy
D. The snake was recognized as Dewaracengkar’s son
E. The snake was recognized as Aji Saka’s son

30. Why did the king punish Jaka linglung to live in the jungle of Pesanga? because ……
A. Jaka linglung greedily ate human flesh of the village
B. Jaka linglung greedily ate domestic pets of the palace
C. Jaka linglung put the egg in the rice born
D. Jaka linglung could kill Bajul Putih
E. Jaka linglung pushed Dewata Cengkor to fall to the Sout sea


Read the story about Issumboshi again. Talk with a partner about what you would do with the magic hammer if you were the princess. Why would you do so?

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