Lesson Plan

Function of an Architect's scale

Read and Measure with the Scale
Yvon M.
Classroom teacher
P.S. K753 School for Career Development
Brooklyn, NY
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Science, Arts

Objective 1: Define vocabulary such as fully divided scale and open divided scale
Objective 2: Understand the main function of and architect's scale
Objective 3: Learn how to read architect's scale
Objective 4: Learn how to convert from larger to smaller scale
Objective 5: Determine dimensions and sub-dimensions on a given drawing

Grades 10 - 12
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Direct Instruction, Guided Practice, Independent Practice

1,Model the procedure for students
2.Demonstrate how to read scale and have students practice
3.Demonstrate how to do conversion from smaller scale to larger Scale and have students practice
4. Demonstrate how to measure with scale and have students practice
5. Demonstrate how to determine dimensions and sub-dimensions on
a given drawing and have students practice

Student Instructions

1. Students work cooperatively in teams of three
2.Each team with a specific role: tracker who is responsible for the completion and understanding of the task; reader who is
responsible for reading the architect's scale; and, checkers who are responsible for accuracy.