Category Archives: Drafting

Drafting Test – Term 3 – Email Submission

BBC – Design Rules

Episode 1 (Space)

Episode 5 (Interior Planning)


Pick one of the following Guiding Questions and provide a response via email (350 words max) to Mr. Yu:

1)      What did you learn?

2)      Identify 3 major concepts from the 2 episodes and explain them to a grade 8 student using simple language.

3)      What have you seen/learned from these two videos that will allow you to improve your Starbucks store design?



1)      Re-watch both videos

2)      Take notes

3)      Decide on which question to answer

4)      Compose your email and send to Mr. Yu before deadline


Email (350 words max) Due: Monday – 9:00am



You will receive a very low mark if you simply type up the video transcript and submit that for marks.

Mr. Yu will need to assess your ability to interpret the video as werll as applying them into your design. (High Mark)

In order words: think and respond.

If your answer sounds like the video being ‘played’, very low mark.

Your Next Class Assignment

To Design a new building using SketchUp focusing on:

  • Geometric Design
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Special Emphasis on the Entrance

The building should be the same size as UHill (New Building)

Due: Thursday January 7th, 2014 (in class-before you leave)

Career Testing

Post Secondary and Career Pathway Testing

BBC – Optional Online Test

5 Best Career Aptitude Tests to Help You Find the Perfect Job

In Class Test – Drafting

Test Date: Tuesday October 15, 2013 (During Class)

Topic: Hand Drafting Skills

– Use of Drafting tools

– Measurment

– Scale

– Drafting Lettering

Test Format

– Multiple Choice

– Simple Answers (sentences)

– Hand Drawing



Drafting – AutoCAD

Introduction Videos

Getting Started Videos (1):

AutoCAD 2014:

(There are 9 Videos)

Getting Started Videos (2):

Activity 1: Draw the front of your house/building using the information given by the above videos.

AutoCAD 2014: 2D Graphic Design Tutorial [COMPLETE]


Download AutoDesk Products for you at home:

Activity 2 – Mechanical Drafting using AutoCAD

Activity 2 -1: Drawing Template – Title Block

Title Block

Activity 2 -1: Mechanical Saw Drawing