Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

CONSTRUCTION AND FINISHING AND INTERIOR SYSTEMS

SARDIS HIGH SCHOOL - SHANNON BURNS- INSTRUCTOR

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 1:

Career Opportunities

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

1. Describe career opportunities associated with construction finishing.

Examples: construction foreman, painter, carpenter, plumber, electrician

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

1. Identify career opportunities in the construction finishing industry. (international, national, state, local)

2. Discuss educational requirements for careers in the construction finishing industry.

3. Discuss working conditions.

4. Compare benefits in the construction finishing field for workers.

5. Fill out application for employment.

6. Write a résumé.

Essential Question(s):

What are some of the opportunities, benefits and requirements of a career in construction finishing?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Identify careers in construction finishing

II. Research career opportunities

III. Working conditions

IV. Training for construction finishing careers

V. Fill out an application for employment

VI. Write a résumé

VII. Determine wages for construction finishing careers

VIII. Worker benefits associated with construction finishing careers

IX. Working conditions in the field

Brainstorming

Presentation / Exhibitions

Questioning

Discussion

Class developed list

Research by students

PowerPoint

Web sites

Textbook

Computer

Internet

Projector

 

Unit Assessment:

Participation in discussion, Research Report, Written Test, Performance Task

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

Students can develop SAE program. Host a career fair for seniors.

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students develop a career portfolio.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 2:

Safety

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

2. Demonstrate safety concepts required in the construction finishing and interior systems industry.

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

1. Explain the meaning of safety.

2. Identify high hazard areas.

3. Explain and demonstrate the use of appropriate personal protective equipment.

4. Demonstrate and explain general hand- and power-tool safety.

5. Recall general shop rules to be followed while in the shop.

6. Explain shop safety color-coding system.

7. Demonstrate knowledge of fire prevention and control methods.

8. Demonstrate knowledge of fall restraint systems.

Essential Question(s):

What are the legal and social reasons for learning how to prevent accidents and how to respond to emergency situations?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Meaning/Importance of shop safety.

II. High hazard areas

III. Personal Protection Equipment

IV. Hand and Power Tool Safety

VI. Shop Rules

VII. Safety Colors

VIII. Fire Safety

IX. Fall Restraint Systems

Lecture/demonstration

Worksheets

Laboratory/shop safety tour

Hazard identification tour

Safe tool operation demonstration

Pretest/Posttest

Guest speaker

PowerPoint/Projector

Textbooks

Quizzes

Websites

Handouts

Hand and power tools

Videos

MSDS

PPE

Safety Posters

Unit Assessment:

Participation in class discussion, participation in shop hazard identification, and shop safety test (100% mastery)

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

Incorporate safety practices into student’s SAE project.

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will master shop safety by identifying mock safety hazards in the shop and by passing the safety portion of the lesson with a 100 on the shop safety test.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 3:

Windows and Doors

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

3. Demonstrate the installation of a window in a structure.

  1. • Identifying various types of windows

Examples: casement, storm, fixed, sliding, double-hung

4. Demonstrate the installation of a door in a structure.

  1. • Identifying various types of materials used for door construction

Examples: wood, metal, fiberglass

  1. • Identifying types of doors

Examples: interior, exterior, bi-fold, swinging, sliding

  1. • Identifying types of thresholds used with exterior doors
  2. • Installing door hardware

Examples: hinges, locksets, dead bolt locks

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

Select a window type based on use, location, design and dimensions and install in a structure or shop mockup.

Select a door type based on use, location, design and dimensions and install door or door unit in a structure or a shop mockup.

Essential Question(s):

What criteria are used in selection and installation of windows and doors?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Types of windows

II. Window installation techniques

III. Types of doors and door construction materials

IV. Door installation and hardware applications

Interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the type and architectural style of doors and windows for a given structure.

Select and install windows and doors for rough openings in frame structure.

Tour local building supply store to view windows and doors and related hardware and accessories

Auto CAD drawing and plans.

Blueprints

Online resources

Computer and projector

Unit Assessment:

Performance based

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

FFA Agricultural Construction Career Development Event, Habitat for Humanity

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will demonstrate their ability to select and install a door and a window in a structure.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 4:

Plumbing

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

5. Design water supply and sewage drainage systems for a structure.

  1. • Identifying tools used in plumbing

Examples: pipe cutter, pipe wrench, torch, tubing cutter

  1. • Explaining the selection of specific types of pipe used in plumbing

Examples: steel, copper, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC), acrylonitril butadiene styrene (ABS)

  1. • Explaining the selection of proper fittings for joining various kinds of pipe

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

1. Interpret blueprints to determine the type and scope of the water supply and the sewage drainage systems for a structure.

2. Identify the tools and procedures that will be used to install the components of the designed water supply system and sewage drainage systems for a selected structure.

3. Identify types of pipe and fittings and explain their use for the above systems.

Essential Question(s):

What criteria are used in designing plumbing systems for a residential structure?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Blueprint symbols and interpretation

II. Types of water supply systems, sewage systems, plumbing components, materials, tools and techniques

Interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the type and design of water and sewer systems for a given structure.

Select components needed for plumbing design.

Tour local building supply store to view plumbing components and related hardware and accessories

Auto CAD drawing and plans.

Blueprints

Online resources

Computer and projector

Unit Assessment:

Performance based

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

FFA Agricultural Construction Career Development Event, Habitat for Humanity

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will design a water supply and sewage drainage system for a structure.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 5:

Electrical

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

6. Analyze components needed for wiring a structure.

Examples: power source, wire, connector, circuit breaker, switch, receptacle

  1. • Identifying tools used for electrical wiring

Examples: wire strippers, wire cutters, lineman’s pliers, screwdrivers, test meter

  1. • Describing how national and local electrical codes affect the wiring of structures
  2. • Illustrating the use of electrical terms and symbols in electrical diagrams

Examples: alternating current (AC), direct current (DC), voltage, amperage, switch, receptacle, light

7. Demonstrate techniques for making electrical splices and connections for a single pole switch with light, three-way switch with light, and a duplex receptacle.

  1. • Utilizing ground fault circuit interrupters where required by code.

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

1. Interpret blueprints to determine the electrical system for a structure.

2. Identify the components, tools and procedures that will be used to install the components of the designed electrical system for a selected structure.

3. Identify types of electrical materials, devices and hardware and explain their use for the above system.

4. Make electrical splices and connections of components and devices used in residential wiring.

Essential Question(s):

What criteria are used in designing and installing an electrical system for a residential structure?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Blueprint symbols and interpretation

II. Types of electrical components, materials, tools and techniques used in residential systems

Interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the type and design of an electrical system for a given structure.

Select components needed for an electrical system design.

Tour local building supply store to view electrical components and related hardware and accessories

Auto CAD drawing and plans.

Blueprints

Online resources

Computer and projector

Unit Assessment:

Performance based

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

FFA Agricultural Construction CDE, Habitat for Humanity

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will demonstrate how to make electrical splices and connections for a single pole switch and a duplex receptacle.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 6:

Insulation

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

8. Identify criteria for selecting insulating materials for structures.

Examples: resistance-value (R-value), cost, durability

9. Describe procedures for installing various insulating materials for structures.

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will

1. Interpret blueprints to determine the insulation requirements of a structure.

  1. 2. Identify the components, tools and procedures that will be used to install the insulation for a selected structure.

Essential Question(s):

What criteria are used in determining the insulation requirements needed for a residential structure?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Blueprint symbols and interpretation

II. Types of insulation components, materials, tools and techniques used in residential structures.

Interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the type and design of insulation for a given structure.

Select components needed for insulating a structure.

Tour local building supply store to view insulating components and related hardware and accessories.

Auto CAD drawing and plans.

Blueprints

Online resources

Computer and projector

Unit Assessment:

Performance based

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

FFA Agricultural Construction CDE, FFA Agricultural Mechanics CDE, Habitat for Humanity

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will select and install insulating materials in a wall frame.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 7:

Exterior and Interior Wall Coverings

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

10. Demonstrate the installation of exterior and interior wall coverings for structures.

  1. • Differentiating among types of exterior wall coverings for structures

Examples: wood, vinyl, masonry, metal

  1. • Differentiating among types of interior wall coverings for structures

Examples: wood, dry wall, paneling

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will

1. Identify and select the desired exterior wall covering for a structure from the following list; wood, metal, vinyl and masonry as per blueprints and construction specs.

2. Install exterior wall material as per blueprints and specs.

3. Identify and select the desired interior wall covering for a structure from the following list; wood, dry wall, paneling and others as they become available.

4. Install interior wall material as per blueprints and specs.

Essential Question(s):

What criteria are used in determining the exterior and interior wall coverings requirements needed for a residential structure?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Blueprint symbols and interpretation

II. Types of exterior and interior wall covering components, materials, tools and techniques used in residential structures

Interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the type and design of exterior and interior wall covering for a given structure.

Select components needed for wall covering for a structure.

Tour local building supply store to view exterior and interior wall covering components and related hardware and accessories

Auto CAD drawing and plans

Blueprints

Online resources

Computer and projector

Unit Assessment:

Performance based

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

FFA Agricultural Construction CDE, Habitat for Humanity

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will demonstrate the installation of exterior and interior wall coverings for structures.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 8:

Interior Storage

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

11. Identify materials, hardware, and fasteners used in cabinet construction.

12. Demonstrate the construction of storage units in structures.

  1. • Designing base and wall hung storage units
  2. • Determining countertop materials for storage units
  3. • Installing plumbing fixtures
  4. • Installing shelving

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

1. Identify and select the desired cabinet materials, hardware, and fasteners as per blueprints and construction specs.

2. Design and construct storage units as per blueprints and specs.

3. Identify and select the desired countertop material for a storage unit from available materials.

4. Install plumbing fixtures as per blueprints and specs.

5. Install shelving.

Essential Question(s):

What criteria are used in determining the interior storage requirements needed for a residential structure?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Blueprint symbols and interpretation

II. Types of interior storage components, materials, tools and techniques used in residential structures

Interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the type and design of interior storage for a given structure.

Select components needed for interior storage for a structure.

Tour local building supply store to view interior storage components, materials and related hardware and accessories

Auto CAD drawing and plans.

Blueprints

Online resources

Computer and projector

Unit Assessment:

Performance based

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

FFA Agricultural Construction CDE, Habitat for Humanity

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will properly construct a storage unit for a structure.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential

 

 

Course Title: Construction Finishing and Interior Systems

Unit 9:

Finishes

Content Standard(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

13. Identify various finishes for exterior surfaces.

14. Apply finishes to interior surfaces.

Examples: paints, lacquers, varnishes, stains, preservatives

  1. • Preparing interior surfaces for finishing
  2. • Identifying types of applications methods for finishes

Examples: pneumatic application, natural bristle brushes, synthetic bristle brushes

Learning Objective(s) and Depth of Knowledge Level(s):

Students will:

1. Identify various finishes for exterior surfaces

2. Prepare various surfaces and materials for finishes

3. Identify and select types of application methods and tools for applying finishes

4. Apply various interior finishes on various surfaces

Essential Question(s):

What criteria are used in determining the preparation requirements and application methods needed for finishes for a variety of surfaces for a structure?

Content Knowledge

Suggested Instructional Activities Rigor & Relevance Framework (Quadrant)

Suggested Materials, Equipment and Technology Resources

I. Blueprint symbols and interpretation

II. Types of interior finishes components, materials, tools and techniques used in residential structures

Interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the type of finishes used for a given structure.

Select components needed for interior and exterior finish for a structure.

Tour local building supply store to view interior and exterior finish components, materials and related accessories.

Auto CAD drawing and plans.

Blueprints

Online resources

Computer and projector

Paint chart

Unit Assessment:

Performance based

Unit/Course

CTSO Activity:

FFA Agricultural Construction CDE, Habitat for Humanity

Unit/Course Culminating Product:

Students will prepare and apply various finishes to interior systems.

Course/Program Credential(s): Credential Certificate Postsecondary Degree University Degree

 

Other: Can lead to NCCER Credential