ERIC Number: ED239104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Building Trades. Block II. Foundations.
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.
Twelve informational lessons and eleven manipulative lessons are provided on foundations as applied to the building trades. Informational lessons cover land measurements; blueprint reading; level instruments; building and site planning; building site preparation; laying out building lines; soil preparation and special evacuation; concrete forms; concrete reinforcement; cement/concrete; concrete mixes and mixing; and placing, finishing, and curing cement. Each informational lesson consists of an instructor's plan (aim, materials, references, prerequisites, a content outline with preparation/motivation, presentation of information, application/student activities, verification and/or evaluation, summary, suggested reading), information sheets, and assignment sheets. Manipulative lessons cover these topics: establish and/or check property boundary lines; establish preliminary building lines and mark for clearing; establish temporary bench mark; set grade stakes; lay out building lines and erect batter boards; prepare subbase for slab and beam foundation; erect forms for slab and beam foundation; erect forms for foundation footing, footing, and wall foundation; set and tie reinforcing steel; and place and finish concrete. Each manipulative lesson consists of an instructor's plan (aim, tools and equipment, materials, teaching aids, checking standards, an outline with preparation/motivation, presentation of skills, application, verification and/or evaluation, summary, suggested reading), job sheets, and task sheets. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Blueprints, Building Trades, Carpentry, Construction (Process), Curriculum Guides, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Planning, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Site Development, Structural Elements (Construction), Trade and Industrial Education
Vocational Instructional Services, Texas A and M University, F.E. Box 182, College Station, TX 77843 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.