Distinctive Voices Related Texts

22 Sep

Below is a list of possible related texts for Standard English Module A: Distinctive Voices.  I will add to this list as I come up with new ideas.

  1. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay (collection of essays)
  2. The Dark Horse (film)
  3. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (novel)
  4. Sign Language‘ by Rives (Spoken Word poetry)
  5. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (film)
  6. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (novel)
  7. ‘The Gettysburg Address’ by Abraham Lincoln (speech)
  8. The Reluctant Infidel  (film)
  9. The Arrival by Shaun Tan (picture book)
  10. Noel Pearson’s eulogy on the occasion of Gough Whitlam’s memorial service (speech)
  11. The Ballot or the Bullet‘ by Malcolm X (speech)
  12. I’ve been to the mountaintop‘ by Martin Luther King, Jr (speech)
  13. A Left-Handed Commencement Address‘ by Ursula K. Le Guin (speech)
  14. The Perils of Indifference‘ by Elie Wiesel (speech)
  15. The Amber Amulet by Craig Silvey (novel)
  16. Beloved by Toni Morrison (novel)
  17. Black As (web series)
  18. Strength and Decency‘ by Theodore Roosevelt (speech)
  19. ‘Girl’ by Jamaica Kincaid (short story)
  20. Growing Up Muslim in Australia (non-fiction)
  21. Girl Rising (film/documentary)
  22. The Boat (interactive graphic novel)
  23. Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey (novel)
  24. Boy (film)
  25. To This Day (graphic novel)
  26. Martin’s Big Words (picture book)
  27. Mirror by Jeannie Baker (picture book)
  28. Michelle Obama’s speech in support of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire (speech)
  29. Ain’t I a Woman?‘ by Sojourner Truth (speech)
  30. Racism is Destroying the Australian Dream‘ by Stan Grant (speech)
  31. Scattered Lives (play)

One Response to “Distinctive Voices Related Texts”


  1. More Updates! | Once uPUN a time... - January 26, 2017

    […] I am pleased to report that I have now updated the Distinctive Voices related text list.  There are now over 30 examples of Distinctive Voices related texts. […]


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