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Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Framing
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1.) Compare various career opportunities associated with frame construction.

Examples: engineer, construction foreman, carpenter

Architecture and Construction (2009)
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2.) Demonstrate job site safety in frame construction.

Architecture and Construction (2009)
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3.) Compare applications of hardwood and softwood lumber used in framing structures.

•  Identifying grades of lumber
Examples: appearance grade, timber grade, dimension grade

•  Identifying defects that affect lumber grade
Examples: knot, wane, split, check, warp

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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4.) Calculate a bill of materials for the framing of a wood structure.

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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5.) Compare advantages of concrete flooring systems and wood flooring systems.

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Framing
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6.) Design a floor framing system for a structure.

•  Describing the purpose of a sill used in structures
•  Demonstrating the layout of joist headers and floor joists used in structures
•  Contrasting various subfloor materials used in structures
Examples: tongue and groove plywood, plywood, oriented strand board, shiplap boards

•  Demonstrating the installation of a subfloor for a structures
Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Framing
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7.) Design a wall framing system for a structure.

•  Comparing the use of wood and metal wall framing components
•  Describing the use of a sole plate in structures
•  Demonstrating the construction of corner posts with and without blocking
•  Demonstrating the use and installation of full, cripple, and trimmer studs
•  Demonstrating the installation of a double top plate in structures
•  Demonstrating the installation of rough openings for doors and windows, including headers
•  Demonstrating techniques for bracing a wall
Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Framing
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8.) Compare various wall sheathing materials for structures.

Examples: foam board, oriented strand board, insulating board, plywood

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Framing
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9.) Explain the importance of vapor barriers used in wall framing.

•  Comparing the advantages of using plastic and building felt as vapor barriers in walls
Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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10.) Design a ceiling framing system for a structure.

•  Demonstrating the installation of ceiling joists
•  Explaining the use of headers in two-story structures
•  Demonstrating the installation of rough openings for stairs, attic access, and chimneys
Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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11.) Identify types of stairs used in structures.

•  Comparing materials used in stair construction
•  Calculating the total rise, number and size of risers, and treads for a stairway
Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Framing
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12.) Demonstrate the procedure for laying out and cutting stringers for stair construction.

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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13.) Demonstrate the procedure for installing handrails to stairs.

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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14.) Identify types of roofs used on structures.

Examples: hip, gable, gambrel, shed

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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15.) Compare conventional and truss roof systems for structures.

•  Laying out common, hip, and valley rafters
•  Laying out a truss using a framing square
•  Demonstrating the installation of rough openings for vents, skylights, and chimneys
Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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16.) Compare various decking materials for roof systems.

Examples: tongue and groove plywood, plywood, oriented strand board

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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17.) Describe types of materials used for roof systems.

Examples: felt, shingles, metal roofing, roll roofing

Architecture and Construction (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Construction Framing
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18.) Demonstrate the installation of roofing materials.