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2ND SEMESTER 2019 - 2020

ROOM: D-101

HOMEROOM:    7:15 - 7:20

PERIOD #1      7:20 - 8:40

PERIOD #3    10:12 - 11:42

 

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PREREQUISITE: Algebra 1

This course is designed for students who have interest in technology and construction. The course will include an in depth study of planning and problem solving through the engagement in hands on construction activities. By utilizing various hand tools, power machines and finishing techniques, students will skillfully create unique project work. Throughout the course students will be developing skills such as product design, materials selection, materials processing, and general safety. These skills will prepare students to pursue career interests in construction, architecture, engineering and design. This course is a must for students who have a love for woodworking and an eye for detail.

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CONSTRUCTION & WOOD TECHNOLOGY

Chapters 1 - 15

Wood Technology & Processes, Feirer & Feirer.  Glencoe - McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 2002

 

GRADING 

Assessment   30%

Participation  60%

 Homework     10%

 

RESOURCE MATERIALS 

Construction & Wood Technology Textbook - Glencoe - McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.

Construction & Wood Technology Student Workbook - Glencoe - McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.

Chromebook Computer

Wood Magazine Website

Woodworkers Guild of America Website

Woodworker's Journal Website

Woodsmith Website

Class Handouts

Discovery Education online curriculum

Powerpoint Documents and Projector

 

CLASSROOM RULES

The safety and well being of my students is my paramount rule.  For a complete list of classroom rules please see below:

 *  RESPECT FOR THE TEACHER AND FELLOW STUDENTS

*  NO CURSING OR RUDE BEHAVIOR

*  NO FOOLING AROUND IN CLASS

*  NO CELL PHONE USAGE IN CLASS

Absolutely no cell phones should be seen or heard in the classroom.  No cell phone photos should be taken in class.  I WILL take cell phones that are seen or heard!

First Offense = A verbal warning.  

Second Offense = Cell phone will be confiscated and held for the remainder of the class.  

Third offense = Cell phone will be confiscated held to the end of class, and forwarded to the Assistant Principal's office.    

*  NO HEADPHONES OR EARBUDS

 Headphone and earbud policy is the same as the cell phone policy.  

 *  NO VANDALISM

This includes writing on benches, cabinets, or writing in or damaging textbooks.  Sabotage of a fellow students project, or damaging tools or machines in the fabrication shop will require an immediate Assistance Principal referral and possible removal from the course.

*  ENTERING THE CLASSROOM

Students will enter the classroom in a calm, responsible manner.  Entering the room screaming or shouting will not be permitted.  

*  ARRIVE TO CLASS ON TIME

*  LEAVING THE ROOM

Students must have permission to leave the room.  NO EXCEPTIONS!  Students cannot leave the classroom without a pass.  Paper passes will be filled in for Guidance, Administrative Offices, and the Nurse's office.  Visits to the Bathroom/Water Fountain/Locker will require signing out on the clipboard and taking the classroom pass.

*  NO FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED IN CLASS 

If you enter class with food or drink you will be required to discard the food and drink immediately.  Bottled water must be put away upon entering the classroom or you will be required to discard it.

NOTE: Failure to abide by any of the following classroom rules will result in the following consequences:

          1ST OFFENSE = Teacher assigned after school detention.

          2ND OFFENSE = Parent contact and Assistant Principal referral. 

          3RD OFFENSE = Parent contact and Assistant Principal referral, with Teacher request for student removal from class.

 

GOOD LUCK AND HAVE AN ENJOYABLE SEMESTER.     

 

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Construction & Wood Technology Course Proficiencies

JACKSON SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Course Proficiencies

Construction & Wood Technology

 

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE CONTENT

 Construction and Wood Technology is designed for students who have an interest in technology and construction.   The course will include an in-depth study of planning and problem solving through the engagement in hands-on construction activities.   By utilizing various hand tools, power machines and finishing techniques, students will skillfully create unique project work.  Throughout the course, students will be developing skills such as product design, materials selection, materials processing, and general safety.  These skills will prepare students to pursue career interests in construction, architecture, engineering, and Theatrical design.   This course is a must for students who have a love for woodworking and an eye for detail.

COURSE TEXTBOOK

Wood Technology and Processes. By: Feirer & Feirer.  Glencoe – Mc Graw-Hill Publishing Company.

 

DESCRIPTION OF EXPECTED LEARNING

 Students will:

  • Explain the steps involved in the Engineering Design Loop.
  • List problem solving techniques.
  • Compare and contrast forces acting on structures.
  • Identify common loads and their effect on structures.
  • Identify the four major bridge types.
  • Compare and contrast material options available in construction today.
  • Identify hand tools used on modern construction job sites.
  • Describe several woodworking careers.
  • Describe the different classification for wood and wood materials.
  • Explain how to set up a safe job site.
  • Discuss common construction hazards and how to prevent problems.
  • Identification of wood defects
  • List the main steps in designing, planning, and completing a woodworking project.
  • Accurately read measurements on a customary rule.
  • Use a formula for calculating board feet to figure lumber needs.
  • List different types of mechanical fasteners.
  • Identify powered hand tools used in a fabrication shop.
  • Identify power machines used in a fabrication shop.
  • Describe how to prepare a surface for finishing.
  • Correct process to apply stains and clear finishes.
  • How to handle hazardous materials safely.
  • Explain why safety is really an attitude.
  • Discuss the use of first aid for common fabrication shop injuries.
  • Describe different types of abrasives and when they should be used.

 EVALUATIVE MEANS OF MASTERY

  1. Class Participation
  2. Homework Assignments
  3. Progress Tests/Quizzes
  4. Reports/Projects
  5. Internet Research
  6. Project Work