DEVELOPING JAPANESE FOLKTALE “PEACH PEDDLER” BY HIROKO FUJITA AS NARRATIVE TEXT MATERIAL FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Keywords: Japanese folktale, narrative text, structuralism, genre based approach
AbstractJapanese folktales helped to learn about Japanese traditions, history, customs, and some Japanese art works. The objective of this study were to inform the moral values could be taught from Japanese folktale “Peach Peddler” by Hiroko Fujita as narrative text material and to develop the narrative text material used Japanese folktale “Peach Peddler” by Hiroko Fujita for senior high school students. The theories used structuralism and genre based approach. The development procedure by Borg and Gall but didn’t use all of steps and also only used small scale of product testing that was the content validation by the experts. Based on the data collection used library research and questionnaire, the resulf of this study were many possitive moral values of “Peach peddler” story that could be taught; they are happiness is simple, a pleasure only a while, you can enjoy it after that you should did your activity again, if there is a problem try to solve it, never give up because life must goes on. The narrative text that already developed could be used to learning process in small and big group, the narrative material that already developed was appropriate with the curriculum because had all criteria of a narrative text, the language of narrative text appropriated and understandable for senior high school students. Beside that the culture value, the village people life, the habit of Japanese also could be taught for students to enriched their knowledge with read or listen the narrative text “Peach peddler”.