Students will use point cloud elevations of the San Antonio Missions as the background for creating architectural line drawings. Students will learn the basic commands and conventions of computer aided drafting in AutoCAD and will practice creating the components of a professional architectural drawing.
130.42 (20) (A-D) The student uses computer operations applications. The student is expected to:
(A) Manage computer operations;
(B) Apply basic commands of operating system software;
(C) Employ desktop operating skills’
(D) Manage file storage
130.46 (5) The student applies the concept and skills of the profession to simulated or actual work situations. The student is expected to:
(A) Use problem solving skills to analyze a situation to identify a problem to be solved.
(C) Strive for accuracy and precision.
(D) Work independently.
(F) Research an architectural project;
(6) The student applies the concepts and skills of the profession to simulated or actual work situations.
(B) Construct points, lines and other geometric forms using accepted computer-aided design methods.
(C) Use a computer system to create and modify architectural drawings.
Please go to: http://archive.cyark.org/san-antonio-missions-intro for a comprehensive history of the San Antonio Missions.
Teacher will introduce AutoCAD (version available)
Questions Teacher can ask for pre-assessment:
Teacher will go through the AutoCAD presentation: open “AutoCAD icons” power point
Summary: check for comprehension
Student Handout (attached):
Teacher evaluates students based on quality of title block, scaled JPEG using AutoCAD, use of AutoCAD tools, and proper annotation.
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