Lesson 2: Decimal Parameters



In this lesson, students will complete the necessary parameter settings to create an AutoCAD template to be used for decimal based projects. Key terms and menus will be discussed and adjusted so students know how to locate them and how to reset them if necessary. The purpose of this lesson is to have the students create a template they can use repeatedly to start any decimal based drawing.

Lesson Time

Sponge Activity
10 Minutes
Parameter Activity
40 Minutes
Wrap Up Activity
5 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Architectural Design
    • Engineering Design
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Technology
Grade Levels
  • 11

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify vocabulary key terms associated with AutoCAD parameters.
  • Be able to locate, set and save AutoCAD parameter settings.
  • Be able to open, close and save specific AutoCAD files.
  • Be able to use re-use an AutoCAD file as a template.

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