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Learning Recommendations: None

General Description: This course is designed to give students the opportunity to develop woodworking skills with hand and power tools. Students learn a basic level of skill and knowledge in shop and tool safety. In learning to understand working drawings, students will apply their skills on woodworking projects.

Content:

  • Correct tool use
  • Woodworking joinery, gluing, clamping and finishing techniques
  • Careers in woodworking construction, industrial trends, post-high school education requirements for various career-related employment trades

Strategies:  Students learn through a combination of:

  • Teacher demonstration
  • Student practice and construction in the shop
  • Cooperative learning practices

Homework:  Wood shop does not have a homework component.  All work will be completed during class time.  Students who need additional time to complete their projects will be given opportunities each week to come and work in the wood shop after school.

Course Fee / Materials:  Yes, see Course/Club/Misc. Fee link.  Course fee depends on teacher preference of projects.