Example for Grade 3: Narrative – Astronauts - ID: 615

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  • Purpose: Narrative
  • Grade: 3
  • ID No. 615

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The famous astronaut Adventure

There once was astronaut named Whitney. Whitney has been training for hundreds of hours, to become astronaut. Some day, Whitney was going to be famous. She Knew it.

Whitney is learning about space. She is  learning about stars and the Earth. She learned basic  medical skills like first aid. She learned what it is like on the International space station ( ISS). The ISS is a large spacecraft that orbits the Earth. Whitney is learning what it is like with no gravity, she knows with no gravity things float. She knows astronauts can lift heavy things easily in space. She also learned that in a week she was going into space. When it was was time to go into space, she met the people she was going with 2 girls and 2 boys. Their names were Benjamin, Adam, Rachel,     Megan. Whitney and the other astronauts got into the rocket ship, and the people say “5…4…3…2…1 BLAST OFF.” The rocket ship zoomed into the air. They were in space!! The Astronauts saw more star than ever. The astronauts were in space for a week. The astronauts were feeling sick, because it takes several days to get used to being able to float. Then all of sudden something breaks and Adam goes to fix it, because he is good at fixing things on the rocket ship. Benjaman is the flying the rocket ship, he was a pilot on an airplane. Megan is the leader of the rocket ship, she was in charge of all the people on the rocket ship. Whitney learned mostly about science. Adam yelled “ I need some help.” Rachel went to help Adam, because she learned to fix things to. The astronauts face was puffy there neck gets bigger. There blood flows differently in space. This means less goes to their legs. The astronauts legs get skinny, it is called bird legs.

3 days latter, the astronauts get to the moon. When they got to the moon they got out of the rocket ship. The astronauts muscles did not have to work as hard on the rocket ship. The astronauts heart does not have to work as hard to pump blood. Whitney, Bengaman, Rachel and Megan started to exercise with big rubber bands. The bands are attached to the walls of the rocket ship.  This is hard” Adam says tirdly. “ This helps are muscles stay strong” Megan said. “Let’s go look  around” Rachel said after a hour. “That’s a good idea” Whitney said. “Come on” Adam said.

“Lets go” Benjaman said. The astronauts looked around the moon. The astronauts got rocks to bring back to Earth.

Megan, Rachel, Whitney, and Benjaman got back in the rocket ship. They were going back to Earth. When they got back to Earth, the astronauts went home. Whitney went back to school to learn how to fix the thing on the rocket ship. She is training to become a better astronaut, but she didn’t know she was going to be famous.