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Lesson Title Welding Terminology, Joint and Weld Types, Diagrams and Symbols
Unit Title Introduction to Welding
NRS Level Level 5;  Level 6; 
Length of Lesson 120 minutes
Lesson Purpose

This lesson is part of the development of a unit on Introductions to different Careers in the workplace. It is meant to create interest in a career in welding for those GED students who do not wish to pursue more academic based careers by showing they are already equipped (or could easily become equipped) to pursue a career in this field. This lesson also teaches strategies for finding meaning in job-specific vocabulary.

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

·         Understand job-specific vocabulary using decoding vocabulary techniques

·         Identify and Interpret Basic Welding Diagrams, Basic Weld Types and Joints

·         Use Welding App technology in order to inform, analyze, and translate into drawings

Student Target

“I can…”

·         Use strategies to make meaning from previously unknown job-specific vocabulary

·         Identify and Discuss Basic Weld Types, Joints, and Welding Symbol diagrams

·         Create basic welding symbol diagrams given my discussion with peers, use of App tools, and analysis

CCR Standards
  • Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outlined by Standard 10.)

  • Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outline by Standard 10.)

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Reading Anchor 4: Level E
  • Application: determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context. (RST.9-10.4)

Reading Anchor 4: Level D
Reading Anchor 7: Level E
  • Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.

Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
  • Acquire and use accurately level-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  • Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.1 Effectively contribute to a team through cooperation, leadership, and giving and accepting critical feedback to work toward a common goal.

  • E.10 Seek out opportunities for advancement and improvement of personal skills and abilities.