Types of Roofs by Brian Atwater



This lesson is designed for Drafting 1 students who are studying architecture. This is an overview to the many types of roofs. It does not go into detail of the roof's truss members, bearing weight, etc. In this lesson, students will learn about the different types of roofs. They will also learn the difference between a roof's slope and its pitch. The students will take notes from a teacher lead PowerPoint presentations. They will take notes, make a draft of roof pitchs, and participate in a group activity for review of this subject.

Lesson Time

Full Class Period
58 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (3)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Listen to oral presentation with visual support
  • Make breif and accurate notes
  • Draw accurate measurements
  • Participate in class group activity

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