Presentation on theme: "SO YOU WANT TO BE PRESIDENT? Constitution A set of principals that state a system of laws."— Presentation transcript:
SO YOU WANT TO BE PRESIDENT?
Constitution A set of principals that state a system of laws
Politics The government
Howling Tremendous; great
Responsibility Duty; a job you are required to do
Vain Prideful; to think a lot of ones self
Humble Modest; doesnt bring attention to ones self; takes care of others first
The president never has to take out the garbage. This is one detail from our story. What main idea would this detail support? There are good things and bad things about being president. Almost any job can lead to a person becoming president.
Which is an opinion? James Madison weighed only one hundred pounds. Benjamin Harrison was lucky to have grown up on a large farm.
What did Quentin Roosevelt do to cheer up his brother? Played football with his brother on the white house lawn Rode his pony upstairs in the White House elevator
Which one these could be a main idea from our story? Some presidents preferred dogs. All kinds of pets lived in the White House.
What did presidents George Washington, Andrew Johnson, and Harry Truman have in common? None of them went to college None of them lived in the White House
Which generalization is supported by details in our story? All presidents enjoyed their job. Being president has always been a lot of work
Very few Protestants have become president. There have been many presidents over the years.
Why did the author write this story? To share an exciting story about the president To tell interesting facts about different presidents
Which of these is a main idea? People want to be President for different reasons. Most people become President to become famous.
Abraham Lincoln stated that he knew that others might do a better job than he will as President. This shows that he was …… Humble Greedy
Things to remember The author organized this story by supporting the main ideas by comparing and contrasting details about different presidents.
Things to remember When a person threw a cabbage at President Taft, he said, I see one of my adversaries has lost his head. Taft said this to show that he had a sense of humor.
Things to remember George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were successful because they tried their best and their priority was the people and the country they served.