Evelyn Simanjuntak, Wahjuningsih Usadiati, Elanneri Karani

DEVELOPING A MODEL OF HOTS QUESTIONS FOR NARRATIVE READING TEXT FOR GRADE IX STUDENTS OF SMP N 2 JORONG

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Keywords:

HOTs questions, narrative text

Abstract

Abstract
Teachers are required to have good reading material with various questions excercices
to meet students’ interest to improve their reading ability. This developmental research was
undertaken to develop a model of instructional material of HOTs questions for narrative
reading texts for IX grade students of SMPN 2 Jorong. The development of the model in R &
D research involved the following steps: needs assessment, reference study, material
development, expert validation, tryout, revision, and final product. The subject of the
research was the students of grade IX of SMPN 2 Jorong. The instruments to take the data
were observation sheet, questionaire sheet, students’ test result, and test sheet. After all of the
steps were done, the final product was in form of instructional material consisting of: Cover;
Introduction, and Content. The content of the product consisted of Unit 1 and Unit 2, which
contained narrative reading texts entitled Hansel and Grethel, Malin Kundang, and Rapunzel
taken and modified from the internet. Each story was inserted with HOTS questions to ask the
students to generalise, analyse, compare, distinguish, and to correlate.Based on the result of
the expert validation, the model of HOTS questions for narrative reading texts for IX grade
students of SMPN 2 Jorong was very effective and advisable to be implemented.
Key words: HOTs questions, narrative text

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Published

2020-01-28