English I & II

 
Welcome to Ms. Floyd's English I & II
 
Ms. Floyd welcomes you to contact her with any questions you may have!
 
School Phone: (432) 527-3880 ext. 8061
Conference Period: 1:47 - 2:32 (7th period)
 
Please feel free to reach out if you would like to discuss your 9th or 10th grade child's English EOC STAAR performance in detail or would like to have more information about the test and how we prepare for it. 
 
Class Readings   
English I:
Short stories across genres 
The Odyssey by Homer
I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
Selected Greek Mythology
Selected Poetry
English II:
Student selected novels for book reports
Antigone by Sophocles
Night by Elie Wiesel
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Selected Poetry
English I - Advanced course:
Short stories across genres 
The Odyssey by Homer
Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Selected Poetry
Selected Greek Mythology
 
English II - Advanced Course:
Antigone by Sophocles
Selections from The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Selected Poetry
 
 
 
About Ms. Floyd:
My name is Kandace Floyd, and the 2019-2020 school year will be my third year as a Wildcat! I love Wink, and I'm proud of the opportunities our community offers our students. Before I lived here, I worked for Seagraves HS, Muleshoe HS, South Plains College, Sul Ross State University, The University of Arkansas -  Fort Smith, and as an educator for Community Health Systems.
 
I earned my B.A. in English from Texas State University in San Marcos. After more than a decade's career as a writer, editor, and marketing professional, I realized I wanted to pursue teaching and earned my master's degree from Sul Ross State University. I am certified to teach secondary English (grades 7-12) and college composition and literature classes.
 
In addition to my role as an English teacher, I am the One-Act Play director. I am thrilled to be able to share my own experiences as an actor, singer, and director with our theater students. For Spring UIL academics, I will be coaching Literary Criticism, Social Studies, and Copy Editing. I am a staff sponsor for the BAAD Cat Band, as well, and will be a 7th grade class sponsor in this upcoming school year.
 
Anatomies - District Advancing 2019!!
Epic Proportions - District Champs 2018!!
 
Readings for UIL Literary Criticism - 2020:
  • Player Piano (Kurt Vonnegut)
  • Othello (Shakespeare)
  • The Poetry & Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley
 
These are great reads! They tackle some tough themes, very relevant to today's world.
 
About the Literary Criticism contest
 
Reading for UIL Social Studies - 2020:
  • Everlasting Flower: A History of Korea (Keith Pratt)
Ms. Floyd's Class Schedule:
 
1st  period: English II
2nd period: English I
3rd period: English I - Adv.
4th period: English II - Adv.
5th period: Ind. Study
6th period: English I
7th period: Conference
8th period: Prep/UIL