AP Spanish Language and Culture

Families in Different Societies

  • Explore how families shape values and traditions, as well as personal beliefs and personal interests.
  • Examine the challenges faced by families, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Consider the evolving concept and role of families in contemporary societies.

  • Explore how art influences the quality of life and values in a community.
  • Consider the role/importance of art in Spanish-speaking communities.
  • Discover how the arts capture and reflect the history of a community.
  • Investigate how the concept of beauty is defined within a culture.
  • Explore how art challenges and reflects cultural perspectives.

The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity

  • Explore how developments in science and technology impact language and the ways we communicate and, ultimately, how we see ourselves.
  • Examine how social media affects personal image and identity.
  • Consider the role of advertising in shaping personal and public identity.
  • Explore how a community’s identity is reflected in its art.

How Science and Technology Affect Our Lives

  • Explore how developments in science can both create and resolve challenges in contemporary society.
  • Investigate how technology creates new ways for us to connect with others and how it impacts and shapes our personal and public identities.
  • Consider ways access to technology affects society and the quality of life.
  • Examine how science and technology affect the values and ethics of a community.

Factors that Impact the Quality of Life

  • Explore how one’s social status influences one’s quality of life.
  • Investigate how cultural perspectives and traditions relate to the quality of life.
  • Consider how access to education, health care, justice, food, and water impact the quality of life.
  • Explore how geography influences the quality of life.

Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges

  • Investigate how economic developments and environmental challenges often impact society and politics on a larger scale, which in turn affects individual families and communities.
  • Explore how individuals can positively or negatively influence the world around them.
  • Suggest possible solutions that address contemporary global challenges.