Topic outline

  • Topic 1

    Teacher / Course –      QUINLAN           Explore Building and Construction (freshman academy)         

    Week:  8/20/15

    Learning Standards:

    Common Core State Standards:

    English Language Arts

    Math8 Mathematical Practices




    Wednesday: Students will be able to Identify construction careers and trades. Recite classroom expectations

    Select the most prominent MP being used in today's lesson.

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    Searching & Selecting   

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    • Bell Ringer:  name 5 buildings over 1200’ feet and year built

    • Activities: class collaboration identifying as many trades in construction. Introduction of classroom expectations and procedures

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    • Homework:  parent signature on classroom rules

    • Materials/Web Resources: internet, google, handout


     

    Thursday: Students will be able to recognize safety concerns within Classroom and job settings.

    MP#6-I can work carefully and check my work.

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    Inferring            

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    • Bell Ringer:  Identify all fractions of an inch down to 1/16th.

    • Activities: Introduce OSHA, identify unsafe practices on youtube.

    • Closure:   check for understanding

    • Homework:  -

    • Materials/Web Resources: YouTube, internet, google, notebooks, pen, pencil ,overhead projector


    Friday: Students will be able to demonstrate measuring to the nearest 1/16th fro given dimensions.

     

    MP#6-I can work carefully and check my work.

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    Activating Prior Knowledge        

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    • Bell Ringer:  fractional conversions

    • Activities:  demonstrate measuring to the nearest 1/16”. Measure tables,(l<h<w<t)

    • Closure:    check for understanding

    • Homework:  -

    • Materials/Web Resources: tape measures, fraction handout



    [1] McEwan, E. K. (2015). Teach the Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers. Retrieved from All About Adolescent Literacy.

  • Topic 2

    Architectural Drawings types - Elevations, Floor plans, Finished Floor Plans. Draw the front elevation of your house. Draw the first floor floor plan. Draw the first floor finished floor plan. Safety Topic- Personal Protective Equipment- PPE
    • Topic 3

      Drawing to scale- Draw floor plans to scale using Architects scale. Understanding scale Draw using specific scale Draw classroom to scale using 3/16 scale Introduction to tools- Hammer and nail activity Safety Topic- Good housekeeping in the job site/classroom
      • Topic 4

        Plumb, Level, Square... Why? How to recognize PLS. Where is it necessary. Measuring activity. Tool intro- screwgun and screw activity. Safety Topic- Horseplay in the classroom & Jobsite.
        • Topic 5

          Tool intro- Cordless Drill and drilling. measuring activity. Safety topic- Ladder safety
          • Topic 6

            Construction Math- Area, Perimeter, Lineal feet, Square feet. Hammer and nail Activity Tool Intro- Compound miter saw Build a 12 x 12 2 x 4 frame Safety topic- Safe cutting practices.
            • Topic 7

              Router Project Tool intro- Router and palm sander Safety topic- Safe router and sanding practices
              • Topic 8

                Material Identification- lumber, plywood, drywall, roofing Measuring activity. Nailing Activity. Final test preparation. Safety Topic- Awareness of your surroundings.
                • Topic 9

                  Final exam review. Measuring Test. Tool ID test.