Billy Elliot Student Book

Billy Elliot Student Book


This student book is a study of Stephen Daldry’s film, Billy Elliot, along with a variety of other poems, prose fiction, and non-fiction texts.  It has been designed to fulfill the requirements of the NSW Stage 6 English Year 12 Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences.

By engaging in close reading of a variety of scenes from Billy Elliot, alongside the following texts: Susan B. Anthony’s ‘On Women’s Right to Vote’, Robert Frost’s ‘Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening’; Alfred Lord Tennyson’s ‘The Lady of Shalott’, George Orwell’s ‘The Sporting Spirit’ and Geraldine’s Brooks’ ‘A Home in Fiction’, students will develop their knowledge of how texts provide insight into the emotions, behaviour, and motivations that form the core of human experiences.

As a complete, stand-alone unit of work, this student book is a highly valuable resource for students and teachers of the NSW Stage 6 English Year 12 Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. It includes:

  • A variety of engaging classroom activities to develop skills in comprehension, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of texts

  • Texts from the Standard and Advanced English Module C: The Craft of Writing, along with structured writing tasks modelled on the Paper 2 examination questions for Module C.

  • Prose fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and film texts

  • Texts regarded as quality literature

  • Texts that represent a variety of cultural, social, and gender perspectives

  • Access to the full text of literary works covered throughout the study

Authors: Emily Bosco and Anthony Bosco

Format: A4 paperback, 95 pages

ISBN: 978 1 925771 13 8

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