Basic Technology JSS 1 Curriculum Guides – You and Technology (Building) – Simple Blue (Print Reading) | Building Plan | Components of Building | Reading and Interpretation of Building Plans | Architectural Symbols

 

THEME – BUILDING 

TOPIC 4 – SIMPLE BLUE (PRINT READING)

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Building plans, charts showing various architectural symbols, scale, rule, etc.

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

1. interpret building plans.

2. identify important components on the plan of a simple domestic building.

 

 

CONTENTS OF THE LESSON

FOCUS LESSONS 

CONCEPT OF SIMPLE BLUE (PRINT READING)

A simple blueprint is a photographic print made with white lines on a blue background paper showing the structure (or plan) of a building or how a building will be made.

A simple blueprint shows how a building will look after completion of construction.

It is called a blueprint because it has a blue background.

For the link for pictures – blueprint

 

BUILDING PLAN 

A building plan is an architectural/engineering designed plan that specify the dimensions (materials) used for different parts of a building as shown in the blueprint.

Building plan includes foundation plan, electrical plan, plumbing plan, etc.

It is usually black lines on a white background paper.

 

COMPONENTS OF SIMPLE BLUEPRINT OR BUILDING PLAN 

The components of a simple blueprint or building plan are as follows:

1. Fittings and sanitary wares, e.g. sink, bath, showers, soak-away, septic tank, etc.

2. Socket

3.  Doors and Windows

4. Roof

5. First, Second, Third, etc. and ground Floor

6. Wall

7. Stairs

8. Foundation

9. Ceiling

10. Pillars, etc.

 

PLAN READING AND INTERPRETATION

 

 

LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. displays building plans.

2. draws common architectural symbols.

3. explains the components of building plan.

 

 

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students participate in blue print reading.

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Students to identify architectural symbols.

 

 

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