The Night the Moon Fell Asleep
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night everyone hears something crash on the ground. When they go to see
what it is they are surprised. The moon has fallen asleep. After they
try to wake the moon the people called in a doctor. The doctor examines the moon and
prescribes a night of rest before trying to find out why she crashed to
The next day when the moon woke up the
people asked her what was the matter.
answered, "I am cold and lonely in the sky," and she believes that no
one cares about her. A
cowboy, an astronaut, a
musician, children, and dogs, assure the moon that she is indeed
Everyone tells her how the sky looks so different and empty without her
moon decides she is ready to go back to work, but she needs help to
find the right place. After getting back to her place in the sky the
moon cheerfully says good night to everyone.
1 What would have happened if the people
just left the moon
2 How would you tell the moon she is needed every
3 How would you have helped the moon get back to her
4 What is another ending to the story?