TECHNOLOGY- DECEMBER, 2018
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DATE Information/Activities/Projects and Assignments

MON

12-17

BELLRINGER: No Bellringers for today, please get right to work on your CAPSTONE PROJECT, we do not have much time left to complete this!

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. You have only a few days left to complete this project, please stay focused and get as much of the work done, as possible. REMEMBER, some students still need to complete AutoCAD 15.

FRI

12-14

BELLRINGER: No Bellringers for today, please get right to work on your CAPSTONE PROJECT, we do not have much time left to complete this!

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. TODAY IS A BIG DAY! This is your double class period for working on your project. By the end of today, be working on your ISOMETRIC view of your house, to include DETAILS and COLORS. This project is due on Tuesday, December 18th.

THU

12-13

BELLRINGER: No Bellringers for today, please get right to work on your CAPSTONE PROJECT, we do not have much time left to complete this!

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. TODAY IS A BIG DAY! This is your double class period for working on your project. By the end of today, you should have completed all of your floor plan, including your furnishings on your green layer and your text labels of rooms and dimensions on your blue layer and you should be working on your ISOMETRIC view of your house, to include DETAILS and COLORS. This project is due on Tuesday, December 18th.

MON

12-10

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TUE

12-11

BELLRINGER: No Bellringers for today, please get right to work on your CAPSTONE PROJECT, we do not have much time left to complete this!

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. ALL STUDENTS need to be working on their AutoCAD plot of their Tiny House. You should be completed with your outside structures and should be adding the details of your FIXTURES and FURNISHINGS today. These should all be to sized according to your SPEC SHEET. This project is due on Monday, December 17th.

FRI

12-7

BELLRINGER: At the start of class today, we review DETAILS for the CAPTSONE PROJECT. How much detail is required for your FLOOR PLAN and for your ISOMETRIC DRAWING?

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. ALL STUDENTS need to be working on their AutoCAD plot of their Tiny House. Start with the outside and inside walls (POLYLINES!), then work on your doors and windows, as you did in AutoCAD 15. Then, you can start working on your fixtures, such as sinks, toilets, etc. These should all be to sized according to your SPEC SHEET. This project is due on Monday, December 17th.

THU

12-6

BELLRINGER FOR TODAY: No Bellringer today, we need to get some work done on our Capstone Projects.

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. ALL STUDENTS need to be working on their AutoCAD plot of their Tiny House. Start with the outside and inside walls (POLYLINES!), then work on your doors and windows, as you did in AutoCAD 15. Then, you can start working on your fixtures, such as sinks, toilets, etc. These should all be to size according to your SPEC SHEET. This project is due on Monday, December 17th.

TUE

12-4

BELLRINGER FOR TODAY: All students need to complete their PENCIL SKETCH and their TINY HOUSE SPEC SHEET that outlines the sizes of each of your fixtures and furnishings for your tiny home layout before you begin work on your drawing. Open this document and then SAVE A COPY to your Google Drive. Complete the form for all furnishings and fixtures in your plan, make sure to paste the LINK into the table, as well as the product dimensions. SHARE this document with Mr. B. when you are done!.

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. Our goal for today is to begin working on our AutoCAD plot before the end of class today. Due on Monday, December 17th.

FRI

11-30

BELLRINGER FOR TODAY: Complete the "Tiny House Drawings" Thinking Sheet.

WORK DAY: All students need to be working on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. Start by figuring out what you want your FOOTPRINT of your house to look like and how big it will be, then, you can move on to your background research and your pencil sketchwork, as well as your TINY HOUSE SPEC SHEET that outlines the sizes of each of your fixtures and furnishings for your tiny home layout before you begin work on your drawing. Due on Monday, December 17th.

THU

11-29

BELLRINGER: In preparation for your designs of the upcoming Final Project, please complete the "Tiny House Interiors Thinking Sheet."

WORK DAY: ALL STUDENTS need to be finishing AutoCAD 15: Architectural AutoCAD:

BY THE SECOND HALF OF CLASS, all students need to begin work on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. Start by figuring out what you want your FOOTPRINT of your house to look like and how big it will be, then, you can move on to your background research and your pencil sketchwork. Due on Monday, December 17th.

TUE

11-27

BELLRINGER: In preparation for your designs of the upcoming Final Project, please complete the "Tiny House Exteriors Thinking Sheet."

WORK DAY: ALL STUDENTS need to be completing AutoCAD 15: Architectural AutoCAD:

Done? Begin work on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. Start with the "Tiny House Interiors Thinking Sheet." This will be the bellringer on Thursday. Then, you can move on to your background research and your pencil sketchwork. Due on Monday, December 17th.

MON

11-26

BELLRINGER: We review and discuss a number of videos regarding "Tiny Houses," then we complete:

  1. Tiny Houses Thinking Sheet."
  2. "The TINY HOUSE Final Project Thinking Sheet."

WORK DAY: ALL STUDENTS need to be completing AutoCAD 15: Architectural AutoCAD:

Done? Begin work on AutoCAD 16: Independent Project- The Tiny House. Start with your background research and your pencil sketchwork. Due on Monday, December 17th.

FRI

11-16

BELLRINGER: No Bellringers today. Please work on completing AutoCAD 15. We will be going over our upcoming BIG PROJECT the first day back from Break.

WORK DAY: ALL STUDENTS need to be working on AutoCAD 15: Architectural AutoCAD: Review Video Tutorial number one, then complete the first two problems in the assignment. Then, review Video Tutorial number two and complete the last two.

Tutorials that you need to view for AutoCAD 15:

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #110: Setting up Architectural Drawings: The first 4-5 minutes of this video may be a review, but I highly recommend watching it anyway.

 

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #111: Architectural Drawings- Doors and Windows.

THU

11-15

BELLRINGER: Please complete the "Room Sizes Thinking Sheet.". This one is a little different from the usual assignment. Do your best to answer the questions regarding the sizes of typical rooms in a house floor plan.

WORK DAY: ALL STUDENTS need to be working on AutoCAD 15: Architectural AutoCAD: Review Video Tutorial number one, then complete the first two problems in the assignment. Then, review Video Tutorial number two and complete the last two.

Tutorials that you need to view for AutoCAD 15:

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #110: Setting up Architectural Drawings: The first 4-5 minutes of this video may be a review, but I highly recommend watching it anyway.

 

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #111: Architectural Drawings- Doors and Windows.

TUE

11-13

BELLRINGER: Feel like a challenge? Try tackling "The 13 Guests Puzzler."

WORK DAY:

  1. AutoCAD Assignment 14: DIMENSIONING ISOMETRICS. If necessary, work on these problems for the first 20 minutes of class today, then switch to...
  2. AutoCAD 15: Architectural AutoCAD: There are two video tutorials for this, they are a little on the long side, but you will learn much by reviewing them, so pay attention. Please PRACTICE as you watch, or you will likely be confused when it comes time to complete the assignments. ALL STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE ALL FOUR PROBLEMS ON THIS ASSIGNMENT BEFORE MOVING ON TO THEIR FINAL PROJECTS. THIS IS A 50 POINT ASSIGNMENT.

Tutorials that you need to view for AutoCAD 15:

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #110: Setting up Architectural Drawings: The first 4-5 minutes of this video may be a review, but I highly recommend watching it anyway.

 

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #111: Architectural Drawings- Doors and Windows.

MON

11-12

BELLRINGER: We meet to discuss the end of the semester and the projects that we have left to complete before Winter Break. Then, we complete "The House and Floor Plan" Thinking Sheet. This one is a little different from the usual Bellringer assignment. Do your best to answer the questions regarding a house floor plan.

WORK DAY:

  1. AutoCAD Assignment 14: DIMENSIONING ISOMETRICS. If you have not yet completed the problems in this assignment, do so today.
  2. AutoCAD 15: Architectural AutoCAD: There are two video tutorials for this, they are a little on the long side, but you will learn much by reviewing them, so pay attention. Please PRACTICE as you watch, or you will likely be confused when it comes time to complete the assignments. ALL STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE ALL FOUR PROBLEMS ON THIS ASSIGNMENT BEFORE MOVING ON TO THEIR FINAL PROJECTS. THIS IS A 50 POINT ASSIGNMENT.

Tutorials that you need to view for AutoCAD 15:

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #110: Setting up Architectural Drawings: The first 4-5 minutes of this video may be a review, but I highly recommend watching it anyway.

 

Tutorial AutoCAD 2015 #111: Architectural Drawings- Doors and Windows.

GRADING TODAY: AutoCAD 12-13.

FRI

11-9

BELLRINGER: Log in to AutoCAD. Review the video for AutoCAD 14 regarding DIMENSIONING ISOMETRICS and beging work on AutoCAD 13.

WORK DAY: Review the video tutorial for AutoCAD Assignment 14: DIMENSIONING ISOMETRICS, then complete the problems.

VIDEO TUTORIAL:

GRADING TODAY: AUTOCAD TEST TWO- TOOLS, continued, as needed, AutoCAD 12-13.

THU

11-8

BELLRINGER: Complete the "Optical Illusions Thinking Sheet."

WORK DAY:

  1. Finally, a fun AutoCAD assignment! AutoCAD Assignment 13: IMPOSSIBLE AUTOCAD. You will be completing a total of THREE IMPOSSIBLE AUTOCAD FIGURES the PRACTICE BOXES, a SIMPLE ILLUSION and a COMLEX ILLUSION. Make sure to review all of the requirements of this project, INCLUDING putting your NAME and YEAR on your drawing, so that we can post these problems on the bulletin board!
  2. DONE WITH YOUR IMPOSSIBLE AUTOCAD? Go back and do a CHALLENGE PROBLEM from AutoCAD Assignment 12: ISOMETRIC BASICS.

GRADING TODAY: AUTOCAD TEST TWO- TOOLS, continued, as needed.

TUE

11-6

CHALLENGE BELLRINGER: As a look forward to an upcoming AutoCAD assignment, complete the "Penrose Triangle Thinking Sheet."

WORK DAY: AutoCAD Assignment 12: ISOMETRIC BASICS. I would like ALL students to complete at least ONE challenge problem. This assignment even features an OLD SCHOOL video created by Mr. B. himself. Enjoy!

GRADING TODAY: AUTOCAD TEST TWO- TOOLS, continued.

MON

11-5

BELLRINGER: Accept the challenge! Complete the "Missing Cell Phone" Puzzler.

If you have seen this already, please do not spoil it for others!

WORK DAY: AutoCAD Assignment 12: ISOMETRIC BASICS. I would like ALL students to complete at least ONE challenge problem. This assignment even features an OLD SCHOOL video created by Mr. B. himself. Enjoy!

GRADING TODAY: AUTOCAD TEST TWO- TOOLS

FRI

11-2

BELLRINGER: First, we spend a little time discussing ISOMETRIC DRAWINGS. Then, as a preparation for our upcoming AutoCAD 12 and 13assignments, we complete "The Isometrics Thinking Sheet."

WORK DAY: AutoCAD Assignment 12: ISOMETRIC BASICS. I would like ALL students to complete at least ONE challenge problem. This assignment even features an OLD SCHOOL video created by Mr. B. himself. Enjoy!

 

THU

11-1

BELLRINGER: You have 10 minutes at the start of class to finish reviewing your AutoCAD Test TWO Review, then we begin working on the test.

FOR TODAY: AutoCAD Test TWO- TOOLS.