SL Commentary Practice Exam

4 07 2011

Write a commentary (750-1,000 words) on ONE of these popular songs:

“Firework” by Katy Perry

“Forget You” by Cee-lo Green

“Grenade” by Bruno Mars


Please remember to research about the background of the song and to do close-reading. Do not just PARAPHRASE the lines but aim to give a suitable and well-supported INTERPRETATION of the song you have chosen.

Save your document in this format: <first letter of name><last name>001.doc  — for example: jnicolay001.doc

Email Title should be: Commentary – <Song Title> — for example: Commentary – Forget You

Submit your commentaries to at the end of the English period.






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