Lesson 2: Off In The Distance



Students will learn how to draw dimensional lines and how to identify specific lengths on a ruler using precision and attention-to-detail. They will be exposed to the two main systems of measurement including background on both systems.

Lesson Time

1 Class Period
60 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

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

Standards and Objectives


California Math Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Explain the 2 main systems of measurement and backgrounds on both of them.
  • Draw dimensional lines to indicate precise length.
  • Understand the importance of neatness and attention to detail.
  • Begin to calculate finding distances.

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