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AP Spanish Literature and Culture Course Home Page

This page now features the important information and resources you need to implement the redesigned AP Spanish Literature and Culture course, which went into effect in fall 2012. AP Spanish Literature and Culture course revisions support the formal study of a representative body of literature, written in Spanish. Students have varied opportunities to develop proficiency in Spanish across a range of skills and to reflect on the many voices and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Essential Course Resources

Key assets for understanding and teaching the redesigned course

AP Spanish Literature and Culture Course Planning and Pacing Guides

Written by AP teachers, these versatile guides demonstrate a variety of ways to plan and pace the AP Spanish Literature and Culture curriculum across one academic year. Each author brings a unique perspective to approaching the course based on his or her teaching context (e.g., demographics, schedule, school type, setting), and presents a host of ideas for activities, resources, and assessments.

Other Core Resources

AP Exam Information and Resources

Beginning in May 2013, the revised AP Spanish Literature and Culture Exam assesses proficiency in the Interpretive and Presentational modes of communication and will continue to feature multiple-choice and free-response questions as described in the AP Spanish Literature and Culture Course and Exam Description, Effective Fall 2012 (.pdf/2MB). 

A full Practice Exam reflecting the new course is available for all AP Spanish Literature teachers in a secure location. Sign in to your course audit account for access.

AP Course Audit Information

Syllabus Development Guide Sample Syllabi and more.

Classroom Resources

A diverse selection of supplemental materials, including lesson plans and teaching strategies

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Reviews of Teaching Resources

There are currently more than 250 reviews of Spanish Literature and Culture resources, including textbooks, web sites, software, and more, in the Teachers' Resources area. Each review describes the resource and suggests ways it might be used in the classroom.   

Professional Development

Background on Course and Exam Revisions


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