Text 20. How I got to the top
1. Read the article and say in 2-3 sentences what it is about.
The text is about a girl, who took part in the American Idol audution and became the winner. The author describes her difficult childhood and her way to the top.
2. The author explains what made her write songs. Find this extract and read it aloud.
3. Why were all the people nice to her during the show?
She thinks all the people were nice to her during the show because no one thought she was going to win.
4. What did she talk to Girl Scouts in Nashville about?
She thinks it’s important to talk to girls about weight. She told the girls she wasn’t a role model for her weight. There’s no way they’ll ever live up to model images.