A Surprise Question

Isaac and Amy
Isaac loves Amy. He wants to marry her.

 

 

text message: Hi Amy!, Hi, Isaac! Come to my parents' house. OK. See you soon!
Isaac uses his cell phone. He sends Amy a text. The text says “Come to my parents’ house.” Amy goes to their house.

 

 

Isaac's brother talking to Amy in the car
Amy sees Isaac’s brother. He tells her to sit in Isaac’s car. She laughs.

 

 

Isaac's brother and Amy
He gives her headphones.  She wears them, but she feels confused.

 

 

 

Isaac's brother hitting a pan with a spatula
The car moves. Amy hears music in the headphones. Isaac’s brother is making noise. She laughs again.

 

 

people dancing in the street
Amy sees her friends. She is surprised. They are singing and dancing in the street!

 

 


Amy sees Isaac’s family, too.

 

 

people holding laptop computers with other people on the screens
Then Amy sees her family on laptop computers.

 

 

people dancing with a marching band
Everyone is singing and dancing in the street.

 

 

Amy smiling and raising her hands as she watches people dancing in the street
Amy is smiling. She is happy. She loves music, friends and family. But why are they doing this?

 

 

Isaac stepping in front of the crowd of people in the street
Then she sees Isaac. The music stops. What is happening?

 

 

Isaac kneeling before Amy
Everyone is very quiet. Then Isaac asks Amy to marry him. Amy says “Yes.”

 

 


Everyone is happy. Isaac and Amy are getting married.

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

Discussion Question

Talk to a classmate. What happens in the story? Use your own words. Then watch the video below. Talk about family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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