Strand 1 Standard 1
1 class periods of 45 minutes each
Floor plans show the overall room on paper and help you see how objects relate to one another in the room. Accurate measurements must be used to make sure everything fits within the room.
An overhead, an overhead marker, copies of graph paper, math w/s: lines drawn at different lengths to measure, yardsticks or measuring tapes, copies of templates, scissors, glue, and rulers.
Floor plan--a drawn design of your room using walls, doors, windows, and closets. Floor plans scale down the size by making 1 foot = 1 square on graph paper, usually ¼ inch. Floor plan symbols: closet, doors, windows, walls. (Draw pictures of each symbol.)
Basic interior design and color principles.
Students will draw a floor plan of their choice.
1. Lecture/practice drawing.
2. Memorize and be able to draw floor plan symbols--closet, windows, and doors.
3. Math--measure lines to the closest inch using a ¼-inch scale.
4. Measure your bedroom in feet: list the length and width of the room, closet, windows, doors, etc.
5. Draw a floor plan of your room to scale using correct symbols to include closets, windows, and doors.
6. Measure and draw a floor plan of the school room to scale.
Submitted by Valarie Shaw.