Presentation on theme: "So You want to be President?"— Presentation transcript:
1So You want to be President? Compiled by:Terry Sams PESBY Judith GeorgeIllustrated by David Small
2SummaryPresident of the United States is a tough job that many people strive to get. This book tells you what it takes to be president, but also how our past presidents stayed true to themselves and their unique personalities while in office.
4Genre: Expository Nonfiction Expository Nonfiction is fiction that gives factual information about the real world.It explains the nature of something, or tells what something is like.It uses methods of expository nonfiction such as definition, comparison and contrast, example, and classification.Text features such as chapter tittles, subtitles, illustrations, charts, and bold type can help determine what is covered.
5Comprehension Skill Tested – Main Idea and Details The focus of a paragraph or an article - what the article is about –is the topic.The most important thing about this topic is called the main idea.Small pieces of information that tell more about the main idea are supporting details.
6Comprehension Strategy - Summarizing A summary is a short statement that tells the main ideas of a selection.A story summary should tell the goals of the characters, how they try to reach them, and whether they reach them.A summary of an article should tell the main idea, leaving out unnecessary details.Tips on Summarizing
7Comprehension Skill: Generalizing Sometimes as you read, you are given ideas about several things or people.When you make a statement about all of them together, you are making a generalization.A generalization is a broad statement that applies to many examples.
8Comprehension Skill: Generalizing Words such as all, none, most, many, always, never, and generally are clues that can signal a generalization.A valid generalization is accurate.A valid generalization is supported by facts.A faulty generalization is not accurate.
9Vocabulary Strategy Dictionary / Glossary Te Some words have more than one meaningSometimes readers need to check a dictionary or glossary to find the meaning that makes sense for the sentence.
10Vocabulary Strategy Dictionary / Glossary Te Dictionaries and Glossaries provide words in alphabetical lists.Sometimes looking at the words around an unfamiliar word can’t help you. If this happens use a dictionary or glossary.
11Research/Study Skill – Time Lines A time line shows information in chronological order. It is divided into sections that represent periods of time and is read from left to right or top to bottom.The title of a time line describes the topicLabels give dates and details of events.
12George Washington’s Life war endsConstitutional ConventionRW beginsdiedmarriesborn1792179917811759177617891732elected President
13Question of the Week TE 240 m What is the job of the President of the United States?
14Day 2 - Question of the Day Why do you think the author includes so many details about former presidents?
15Day 3 - Question of the Day If you were president, what would you like and dislike about your job?
16Day 4 - Question of the Day - Review Do you think the President should set aside more land for national parks? Why or why not?
17Weekly Fluency Check - Stress Emphasis TE259a Read aloud “Welcome to Washington!” on p. 240m. Explain that you will emphasize certain words to make it easier for listeners to understand information in the text.
18How does the author organize this selection? Review QuestionsHow does the author organize this selection?What is the main idea of this story?Why does the author include the detail about the President never taking out the garbage?
19Review QuestionsWhat did President Roosevelt’s brother do to cheer him up?What was something President Taft said that show he had a sense of humor?Can you name a President that did not go to college?
20Review QuestionsWhat was something Washington and Lincoln had in common as President?
21howling humble politics Constitution vain solemnly responsibility Vocabulary - Say IthowlinghumblepoliticsvainresponsibilityConstitutionsolemnly
22execute oath priority capital capitol clerks More Words to Knowexecuteoathprioritycapitalcapitolclerks
23Constitutionthe written set of fundamental principles by which the United States is governed
24having too much pride in your looks, ability, etc. vainhaving too much pride in your looks, ability, etc.