How much homework is in English Literature & Composition?

AP® English Literature & Composition is a rigorous, college-level course. We estimate that the course workload will take 10+ hours per week.

During a typical week in this course, students will complete the following coursework:

  • 60–90 minutes of live class instruction
  • ~70 pages of reading
  • 3 posts in literature discussion forum
  • Grammar quiz or AP®  practice quiz

Throughout the year, students will also complete the following tasks:

  • Recorded audio lecture to introduce each unit
  • 2 dramatic recitations
  • 3 personal reflection papers
  • 6 literary analysis essays, with peer and teacher feedback
  • Capstone paper
  • 3 timed writings based on AP®  prompts
  • 4 full-length practice AP®  exams
  • Cumulative midterm exam & final exam