Here are some words and concepts that will be covered in Lesson Four of the downloadable Lesson Guide (225K PDF file).
Sister: a girl or woman with the same parents as another person
Nephew: the son of a person's brother or sister, or of a spouse's brother or sister
- A boy or man with the same parents as another person is a brother.
- This lesson reviews many of the words used for family relationships, such as mother, father, daughter, son, grandmother, grandfather, aunt, uncle, cousin.
Married: in the story, "married" is a word that describes Joseph's sister, meaning that she has a husband
- The daughter of a person's brother or sister, or of a spouse's brother or sister, is a neice.
Wedding: a ceremony that takes place when two people get married
- A woman who is married has a "husband," and a man who is married has a "wife." When a woman gets married, she is referred to as a "bride" and the man is called a "groom."
- "Married" can also be the past tense of "to marry."
Danced: past tense of "to dance," which means to move rhythmically, usually to music
- Many words are associated with weddings, such as bride, groom, wedding gown, veil, wedding ring or band, aisle, priest, minister, rabbi, judge, maid of honor, best man, and others.
Sang: past tense of "to sing"
- A dance can be an event where people gather to dance; dance (noun) is a particular style or type of rhythmic movements, such as, square dance, tango, etc.
- The lesson points out that "danced" is a regular past tense verb, and lists several others.
Chorus: a group of people who sing together
- The lesson points out that "sang" is an irregular past tense verb, and lists several others in the story (wore, lost, drank, had, was, and others).
- Other names for groups of people are class, team, troop, family, squad, jury, tribe, trio, choir, band, orchestra.