AP Spanish Literature

Course Number: 510/511

Open To:
Grades 9-12

Course Length:
Full Year; 10 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Language Other Than English “E” Requirement. Satisfies one year of the World Language graduation requirement.

Course Description:

This course is intended to be the equivalent of a third-year college Introduction to Latin America and/or Peninsular Literature course. The intent is to offer the student a panoramic view of Hispanic works of literature while identifying intrinsic differences and variations in each. Students will read literary texts of many genres in Spanish and will be expected to critically analyze the form and content of these works. Special attention will be paid to poetic interpretation and terminology. Students who are enrolled in AP Spanish Literature are expected to take the AP Spanish Literature Exam in May.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Abriendo Puertas, Tomo I ISBN:  978-0618222063

    Abriendo Puertas, Tomo II ISBN:  978-0618222070

Level of Difficulty:
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Completion of Spanish IV OR AP Spanish Language with a “B” or better both semesters.