MECHANICAL DRAFTING
Course Number 8600

Updated April 27, 2009

Month

Standards   (begin with 151301-)

Indicators

Assessment

August-September

01   Professional drafting room procedures and safe practices

02  Use & Care of Drafting Equipment

03  Sketching 

 

 

Display a professional attitude and demonstrate safe practices.

Demonstrate proper use of drafting instruments.

Communicate technical ideas through freehand sketching.

 

Safety test.

 

 

Draw 4 sketches with emphasis on proportion

Sketch test:  Multiple Choice  and draw 2 sketches

 

October

04  Lettering

 

05  Drawing Layouts

 

. Letter clearly in Gothic style

 

Center drawings and layout title block correctly

Lettering practice sheets.

Lettering Contest.

Layouts Quiz

 

November

06  Alphabet of Lines

07  Scale Drawings

 

08  Drawing Reproduction

Use the Alphabet of Lines.

Use a drafting scale.

 

Make good quality blueprints of drawings

Test:  Alphabet of Lines

Scales exercises and Scales Quizzes (2)

Scales Test

Blueprint exercise

December

09  Geometric Constructions

 

 

 

 

 

10 Multiview Drawings

Describe geometric shapes.

Construct various geometric shapes.

Use geometry as a problem-solving tool

 

 

 

Identify & select the views of an object.

Understand Orthographic Projections.

Develop a Multiview Drawing

Geo. Const. Takehome Ex.

Geo Const. Packets I & II

Movie Reel Drawing

Rocker Arm Drawing

Table Support Drawing

Test:   Geometric Construction

Matching Exercises.

Multiview Drawing Problems.

Quizzes on Orthographic projections.

Test:  complete two Multiview drawings

January

11  Dimensioning

Use ANSI standards for dimensioning and notes.

Know size & location dimensions. 

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

Dimension Drawings.

Quizzes on ANSI dimensioning standards.

Test on Dimensioning--Multiple choice and dimension a drawing

Utah CTE Drafting Skills Test.

February

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

April

 

 

 

May-June