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English 126

Resources for faculty teaching English 126, Composition II: Writing about Literature

Course and Contact Information
Required course and contact information for ENG 126 syllabi

Learning Objectives
The Learning Objectives are the same for ENG 125 and ENG 126

Required Texts
This page lists the required texts for English 126

Attendance and Participation
Recommendations for class participation

Grading Breakdown
On the syllabus, please include a very clear breakdown of the final grade for this course

Assignments, Rubrics, Grading
High-stakes assignments, sample rubrics, and grading policy information

Academic Integrity Statement
An AI statement is required on all syllabi

Resources for Students
Syllabi should include information about the specific resources available to students

Weekly Outline
Faculty teaching English 126 have some flexibility in developing their particular sections. Still, English 126 is largely about close reading of literary texts, the integration of multiple sources into several papers, and the development of a position or argument that engages with sources.

English 126 Samples