Types of Working Drawings



In this lesson the students will be introduced to the various types of working drawings and the necessary information on working drawings to provide all the necessary information to manufacture, construct, or install parts to machinery. They will learn the purposes of each of the working drawing types, what information is included, and the application of the four parts of a working drawing.

Lesson Time

One class period
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (8)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will explain the purposes of working drawings
  • Students will list the different types of working drawings and describe the information communicated by each types.
  • Identify and explain the common elements used to convey information on working drawings.
  • Identify the four parts of a working detailed drawing to provide complete information necessary to fabricate, finish, and inspect the part.

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