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AP Spanish Literature and Culture

In this course, you will review materials, course outlines, content-related handouts, student samples, and scoring guidelines that focus on specific pedagogical techniques and content-specific strategies that you can use in the classroom.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Apply concrete strategies for designing and implementing an AP Spanish Literature and Culture curriculum.
  • Build activities and assessments that develop students’ proficiencies across the full range of language skills, particularly critical reading and analytical writing.
  • Help students relate the content of the required texts to literary, historical, sociocultural, and geopolitical contexts in Spanish.
  • Identify the skills and knowledge that the exam will assess, and the tasks and materials for which students might need more preparation.
  • Develop or revise a syllabus to align with course requirements.

Workshop materials provided

You will receive a copy of the Workshop Handbook, and additional resources such as:

  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture Course and Exam Description
  • AP Course Audit information, including sample syllabi and a Syllabus Development Guide
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture Practice Exam
  • Sample Responses from the AP Spanish Literature and Culture Practice Exam
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture exam free-response materials (student samples, scoring guidelines, and commentary)
  • Curriculum Module containing strategies and activities for Las sociedades en contacto: perspectivas del imperialism, which focuses on how imperialism influenced history and literature

Note: Curriculum modules reflect important topics in AP courses and are meant to provide you with resources and classroom ideas. However, the focus of a curriculum module does not mean that a particular topic will appear on the AP Exam.

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