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Carpentry 2 Mr. Penny *Parents, please read the following with your child and sign.* Course Description: This course prepares the student for an entry level position in the Carpentry trade. The curriculum includes the 1st year of the NCCER Carpentry apprenticeship as well as the NCCER Core curriculum in the construction trades. Carpentry code and theory as well as hands on completion of projects will be included. Required Supplies, Clothing and Fees: 1 3 ring binder with paper Pen & Pencil Basic hand Tools (see attached) Basic Calculator or Construction Calculator Safety Glasses Sturdy leather work boots Long pants or coveralls NCCER Registration (mandatory) $25.00 Skills Membership (optional but recommended)$20.00 ? Optional: If your child is selected to compete in the 2015/2016 Skills USA competition the following fees will apply.(These fees may slightly increase) Regional Competition Fee $45.00? State Competition Fee $80.00? National Competition Fee Fundraiser Content Outline: Core Text I. Basic Safety (core) Importance of Safety Accidents causes and results Hazard recognition Elevation work Ladders and stairs Scaffolds Electrical Hazards Personal protective equipment II. Introduction to hand tools (core) Measuring tools Levels Hand tools Chain falls& Come-Alongs Digging Tools III. Introduction to Power Tools (core) Tool Type Power Drills Power Saws Grinders and Sanders Pneumatic Nailers IV. Introduction to Blueprints (core) The Drawing set Six types of Construction Drawings Scale Lines of Construction Abbreviations, Symbols, and Keynotes Using Gridlines to Identify Plan Locations Dimensions V. Basic Communication (core) The Communication Process Listening and Speaking Skills Reading and Writing Skills VI. Basic Employability Skills (core) The Construction Business Critical Thinking Skills Computer Skills Relationship Skills Workplace Issues Content Outline: NCCER Level 1 text I. Orientation to the Trade History of Carpentry Modern Carpentry Opportunities in the Construction Industry Human Relations Employer and Employee Safety Obligations II. Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives Lumber Sources Lumber Defects and Grading Plywood Building Boards Engineered Wood Products Concrete Block Construction Commercial Construction Methods Fasteners Epoxy Anchoring Systems Adhesives III. Reading Plans and Elevations Drawing Set Reading and Interpreting Drawings Guidelines for Reading a Drawing Set Specifications Building Codes Quantity Takeoffs Project Organization Working with the other Trades Project Schedules IV. Introduction to Concrete and Reinforcing Material Concrete and Concrete Materials Concrete Mix Proportions and Measurements Special Types of Concrete Curing Methods and Materials Concrete Slump Testing Estimating Concrete Volume Concrete Reinforcement Material Concrete Forms V. Windows and Exterior Doors Window Types Glass Types Window Installation Door Types Door Installation VI. Basic Stair Layout Types of Stairs Stairway Components Code Requirements Stair Framing Stair Design and Layout Forms for Concrete Stair VII Introduction to Building Envelope Systems Air Infiltration Siding Windows Doors Types- Residential/Commercial Lock Sets Cooling Load Heating Load Glass Block Framing Grading Process Information 1. Grading Scale A (90-100%) - Outstanding level of achievement B (80-89%) - High level of achievement C (70-79%) - Satisfactory level of achievement D (60-69%) - Low level of achievement E (59% -50) - Failure 0 If student does not attempt the work 2. Category Weights Carpentry 2 Class and Shop Grade (3 elective credits) 50% - Summative Assessments Written Test 20% Projects 20% Quizzes 10% 10%-Summative Assessment Quarterly Exam 10% 25% - Formative Assessments Class Work (daily participation) 15% Hand-outs 10% 15% - Work Habits (2times per quarter 15% See attachment) Technical Math Grade (1 math credit) 50% - Summative Assessment Written Test 20% Quizzes 10% Project Math application 20% (Based on projects) 10%- Summative Assessment Quarterly Exam 10% 40% - Formative Assessments Class Work (Shop & Theory Daily) 20% Handouts 20% 3. Due Dates / Late Work All assignments will have a due date. Assignments submitted after the due date will be penalized on a sliding scale basis. Student will lose 10 % of grade daily. The outside date for late work to be submitted shall be five school days from the original due date. 4. Re-teach & Re-Assess Students shall have one additional opportunity to improve their score on a qualifying assessment, activity, or assignment which demonstrates knowledge of course content, skills, and standards. To qualify, students must have completed and submitted the original assessment, activity, or assignment by the due date and must have participated in the teacher-facilitated reteaching (before, during, or after school) within five school days following the return of the original graded work. Within ten school days of receiving the returned original graded work, students must complete and submit the new assessment, activity, or assignment. The higher grade shall be the grade of record. Work eligible for re-assessment: Tests & Quizzes Work not eligible for re-assessment: Projects, Final Exam, and Mid Term 5. Minimum Grades A minimum grade of 50% will be assigned to assignments or assessments for which the student made a good faith effort, as determined by the teacher, to meet the basic requirements. If a student does no work on an assignment or assessment, the teacher will assign a grade of zero 6. Group Work Grades On occasion, students will be asked to work in small groups on a variety of assignments. In those cases, each student will be individually assessed and assigned a grade that reflects their own level of success in meeting the outcomes for that particular assignment. 7. Academic Integrity A student who exhibits academic dishonesty, as determined by the teacher and administrator will receive a zero on the particular assessment/assignment in question. Violations of the Academic Integrity Policy and Regulation may result in disciplinary action. Consequences for violations may vary according to the severity of the violation and shall follow the progressive interventions and discipline as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct. Assessment Information There will be a minimum of nine separate assignments or assessments, an average of one grade per week, for course content, skills, and mastery in addition to homework. Parent Notification Information 1. Types of Parent Notification a. Phone calls (I can be reached at 410-969-3100) b. E-mail (my email address is c. Parent/Teacher conferences d. Grades can be accessed online through Parent Connect 2. To allow for timely, potentially corrective action, prompt communication with a parent/guardian will occur if: a. A student is in danger of failing or b. A student is in danger of dropping the equivalent of 2 or more letter grades at any point during the marking period. Parent signature: Date: Please print legibly: Contact Info (Email or phone):____________________________________ Alternate: Student signature: Date: Student printed name:______________________________


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