Discovering Sketching and Drafting

Students learn the basics of orthographic drawings including the three views (front, right, and top), types of lines, and how different views share certain dimensions. Students progress from free-hand sketches to making scaled orthographic drawings using drafting tools.

  • Sketching Challenge
  • Equipment Use #1 & #2
  • Yellow block
  • Blue block
  • Green and violet blocks
  • Red and orange blocks
  • Pastel yellow and pastel blue blocks
  • Pastel green and pastel violet blocks

Time: 8-10 Hours

Recommended Supplies and Materials for this Unit:

Quantity based on a 24 Student Classroom:
24 @ Portable Drafting Boards (Reusable)
24 @ Triangular Scale Ruler Set (Reusable)
1 @ 50 Sheet Pack 11×17 Graph Paper (Consumable 2 Sheets per Student)
1 @ Drafting Tape 3/4″ x 60 Yard Roll (Consumable 6″ per Student)