This Spanish Literature Page contains resources for advanced Spanish students and Spanish first language students. You will find all types of literature resources. From Novels, poems and plays to essays and the history of Spanish literature.
Teachers please feel free to use these Spanish teaching resources, but we ask that you respect the copyright and footer information of all of them.
Spanish Literature Lesson Plans, Units, Handouts and Printables:
- Spanish Literature Powerpoint (Literatura) (middle/high school) literature resources of all genres and times.
- Chronology of the Spanish Literature Powerpoint (high School) (Cronología de la literatura española) Powerpoint presentation in Spanish that explains the history of Spanish literature.
- International Short Stories In Spanish spanish4teachers.org (high school – advanced) Printable booklet of the Spanish version of advanced literature short stories, written by authors of many different nationalities.
- Los Generos Literarios spanish4teachers.org (high school – advanced) printable handout that explains the literary terms in Spanish.
- El Gato Sevres Reading Comprehension (high school – advanced) editable document with the short story and comprehension questions. It also contains an activity of the story’s vocab. – *Contributed by Laura L*
Spanish Literature Resources:
- Fábulas De Esopo (elementary) huge collection of short stories for children.
- Children’s Stories With Pictures (elementary) great to practice not only reading, but vocab as well. The stories substitute some words with pictures that the reader must identify.
- Creating A Spanish Literature Book (middle school) lesson plan for a project of creating a literature book written by students.
- Spanish Literature Resource Website (Website de Recursos de Literatura) (middle/high school) website that compiles an enormous collection of Spanish literature resources.
- Literatura Medieval Española (middle/high school) Website in Spanish about medieval Spanish Literature. It offers materials, magazines, online resources and more.
- Cuentos de Marco Almazán (high School) a collection of Marco Almazán’s short stories from the book Las Comedias. Good resource Spanish literature resource.
- Cultura y Lenguas Latinas (high School) complete history of the culture and the origin of all Latin languages.
- Spanish Novels complete novels in Spanish to download for free.
- Online Spanish Libraries a collection of online libraries of books in Spanish of different themes and subjects.
- Diverse Spanish Literature Resources (middle/high school) literature resources of all genres and times.
- Free ebooks in Spanish several literature ebooks in Spanish for free download.
- Biographies of Hispanic Authors a great collection of short biographies of Hispanic authors.
- Don Quijote Spanish Literature Library provides novels, poems and other Spanish literature texts.
- International Short Stories in Spanish _ Cuentos en español website that provides short stories in Spanish from authors of different Hispanic cultures.
- Huge collection of short stories in Spanish _ Colección de cuentos en español a big collection of memorable short stories in Spanish or translated to Spanish.
- Spanish 20 Century Literature Movements Powerpoint _ Movimientos Literarios Siglo 20 excellent presentation in Spanish showing the most important Hispanic authors of the 20th century.
- Spanish Literature Collection of Short Plays _ Colección de Textos Teatrales downloadable and printable plays in Spanish.
- Spanish Literature Wiki a very complete Wiki that compiles many literature resources including entire literature books.
- Cuentos infantiles cortos – Children’s short stories a collection of short stories in Spanish updated regularly. To search by category place you cursor over the tab “Cuentos Infantiles Cortos”.
- Audio-books and books in Spanish a collection of Spanish literature books. Audio and text versions available.
- Short Spanish stories with activities a collection of short stories in Spanish with follow-up comprehension questions or activities.
- Plays in Spanish a collection of plays in Spanish
- Scary Short Stories a collection of scary short stories in Spanish. Many are based in Spain and have Hispanic backgrounds and character names.
- Spanish Literature Collection collection of literature pieces from many famous Hispanic writers.
- Spanish Poem Finder (Buscador de poemas) type in the word or words that you need included in the poem. The tool will give you options of Spanish poems that contain the word or words.
- Activity Around the Short Story ‘Dos Palabras’ (High School) a complete activity with instructions and materials around Isabel Allende’s short story.
- Google Spanish e-book Library (High School) search for the title, author or theme/topic of the book in Spanish that you are looking for. You will be able to read full books and save them to your Google library. Your students can do the same.
- Spanish Literature for Primary School many short stories and literature resources for primary students – cuentos y literatura para educación preescolar.
- Spanish Poetry Collection poems and poetry galore. Some are narrated (select audio option at the top).
- Cuentos cortos a wonderful site filled with short stories in Spanish. You will fin classic and recently written stories. Very easy to sort through, as they are organized by topic.
Looking for a resource or material that you can’t find here? Let us know in the comments below and we’ll do our best to help you find it!