Cabinetry

Web Quest

 

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Introduction

            Are you tired of hearing your parents complain about how small their kitchen is?  When every morning you have to eat your cereal out in the living room because their is no room in the kitchen to pour milk into your bowl. 

 

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Task

            The task is to design a new kitchen for your parents for Christmas.

            You will divide into groups of three to four and discuss who will get the new kitchen.  The groups may decide to work together or divide up tasks throughout the project.  The final project will include a portfolio containing, blueprints of old and new kitchen, materials list, price list, sub-contractors name and addresses, description of the storage increase, detailed record of exactly what each person performed throughout the web-quest, and a presentation to the class.

 

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Process

        The students may decide to work together or divide up for any or all of the processes.

The process will include:

1.    Deciding who's kitchen will be redesigned

2.    Measuring and drawing a detailed blueprint of the old kitchen

3.    Researching three different materials and prices for each, (Affordable, Medium,       Top-of-the-line)

4.    Make a presentation to the parents of the kitchen and have them decide what type of kitchen they will want.

5.    Redesign new kitchen and draw a detailed blueprint.

6.      Make a list of all sub-contractors that will be used for the job.  Include name and address of each contractor.  Electrical, Plumbing, Flooring, Construction, Cabinet maker, Countertops, ect...

7.    Make a pricelist that will include everything needed for the job.

8.    Each student will keep a detailed record of exactly what they performed throughout the web-quest.

9.    Put a portfolio together and make a presentation to the class.

 

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Resources

    Click to find information for the new kitchen.  Remember to get three different items for each one. (Affordable, Medium, Top-of-the-line)

    CABINETS

    COUNTERTOPS

    SINKS

    APPLIANCES

    FAUCET

    LIGHTS

    FLOORING

 

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Evaluation

Teacher name: Mr. Hedderman

Student Name ___________________

 
CATEGORY Excellent Good Satisfactory Needs Improvement
Preparedness Brings needed materials to class and is always ready to work. Almost always brings needed materials to class and is ready to work. Almost always brings needed materials but sometimes needs to settle down and get to work Often forgets needed materials or is rarely ready to get to work.
Time-management Routinely uses time well throughout the project to ensure things get done on time. Group does not have to adjust deadlines or work responsibilities because of this person's procrastination. Usually uses time well throughout the project, but may have procrastinated on one thing. Group does not have to adjust deadlines or work responsibilities because of this person's procrastination. Tends to procrastinate, but always gets things done by the deadlines. Group does not have to adjust deadlines or work responsibilities because of this person's procrastination. Rarely gets things done by the deadlines AND group has to adjust deadlines or work responsibilities because of this person's inadequate time management.
Working with Others Almost always listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others. Tries to keep people working well together. Usually listens to, shares, with, and supports the efforts of others. Does not cause "waves" in the group. Often listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others, but sometimes is not a good team member. Rarely listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others. Often is not a good team player.
Attitude Never is publicly critical of the project or the work of others. Always has a positive attitude about the task(s). Rarely is publicly critical of the project or the work of others. Often has a positive attitude about the task(s). Occasionally is publicly critical of the project or the work of other members of the group. Usually has a positive attitude about the task(s). Often is publicly critical of the project or the work of other members of the group. Often has a positive attitude about the task(s).
Contributions Routinely provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. A definite leader who contributes a lot of effort. Usually provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. A strong group member who tries hard! Sometimes provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. A satisfactory group member who does what is required. Rarely provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. May refuse to participate.

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Conclusion

 

        You've finished, you've presented. Has this activity influenced your view of cabinetry? How? Now that you've completed the project, what changes would you make to your own kitchen?  Would you consider seeking employment in the cabinetry or construction field? 

 

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