Course Map for

BASIC MECHANICAL DRAFTING

Paul Reynolds
Grade Level: 10-12

Month

Content

Skills

Core Standard

Assessment

August-

September

Sketching and Lettering

Use & Care of Drafting Equipment

Letter clearly in Gothic style

Communicate technical ideas through freehand sketching.

Use the Alphabet of Lines.

Use a drafting scale.

Properly use drafting instruments.

480101-04

480101-03

480101-02

Lettering Contest.

Lettering practice sheets.

Quizzes and tests.

Tests include Multiple choice and actual sketches or drawings

October

Geometric Constructions

Describe geometric shapes.

Construct various geometric shapes.

Use geometry as a problem-solving tool.

480101-09

Geo. Const. Takehome Ex.

Geo Const. Packets I & II

Movie Reel Drawing

Rocker Arm Drawing

Table Support Drawing

Exam on Geo. Const

November

Multiview Drawings

Identify & select the views of an object.

Understand Orthographic Projections.

Develop a Multiview Drawing

480101-10

Matching Exercises.

Multiview Drawing Problems.

Quizzes on Orthographic projections.

Test Drawings on Multiview

December

Dimensioning

Use ANSI standards for dimensioning and notes.

Know size & location dimensions. 

Apply measurements, notes, and symbols to orthographic views on technical drawings.

480101-11

Dimension Drawings.

Quizzes on ANSI dimensioning standards.

Test on Dimensioning--Multiple choice and dimension an actual drawing

January

Section Views

Describe the purpose of sectional drawings.

Use conventional breaks and symbols.

Select the appropriate type of section drawing.

480101-12

Drawings of full, half, revolved, offset & removed sections.

Conventional Breaks drawing.

Design& build water rocket.  Launch rockets.

Test on Section Drawings.

Utah Vocational Competency Test.