Andrew Tait
2 years ago
Last Updated
4 weeks ago
This series of four lesson instructs students on the fundamentals of technical writing, leads them through the complex process of writing a set of instructions (for the construction of a simple balsa wood glider) and concludes with the building and flying of the balsa wood glider outlined in their instructions.

This project is brought to you by Andrew Tait (CTE) with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team and detailed coordination provided by the Course Team Lead Gayle Nicholls-Ali.
Industries / Pathways
  • Building and Construction Trades Building and Construction Trades
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
  • Manufacturing and Product Development Manufacturing and Product Development
K-12 Subjects
  • English-Language Arts
  • Technology Education
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Technical Writing Fundamentals, Part 1 of 4 (Constructing a Balsa Wood Glider)

Technical Writing, Part 2 of 4 (Materials List & Instructions)

Technical Writing, Part 3 of 4 (Safety and Assembly of Glider)

Technical Writing Lesson 4 of 4 (Publication & Test Flight)