Interior Design II
Strand 2 Standard 2
2 class periods of 90 minutes each
This lesson plan will help students identify American adaptions of housing styles using their features and hallmarks.
American Architecture guided notes handout
American Architecture PowerPoint
The American House handout
The American House Video (Learning Seed)
Architectural Field Study Handout
Plan for the field study by obtaining necessary permission, signatures and transportation well ahead of your scheduled date. Preview the PowerPoint in advance.
Students should have a good background in architectural features.
Students will be able to identify American adaptions of housing styles using their features and hallmarks.
Please refer to the lesson plans
(Note: You may run the field study like a tour instead of a test. Have the kids be tourists while you are a fun and creative tour guide. Local historical societies can help add some color to your narrative.)
Students may complete the study guide by using information from the text.
This is a practical field study test. Drive to buildings of various architectural styles and have students identify the style along with the identifying features and hallmarks on the form provided.