Instructor: Brett Anderson
School: Benson Polytechnic H.S.
School year: 2014-15
Course number: 1695A3
Course title: Auto 1
Subject: CTE-Career & Tech Ed
Grade level(s): 9
Credits: 0.25
Course description:
Students will study small engine repair and the job opportunities related to the Automotive industry. Students will learn to identify tool and engine parts, learn the function of the engine parts and systems on small and large engines, study aircraft engine design and application, and perform repairs on small engines using safe shop practices. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, measuring, tool usage, and hands-on mechanical skills and careers.
Prerequisites:
None
Standards and final proficiencies:
Oregon Common Core State Standards (CCSS) For Literacy in Science and Technical Oregon Common Core State Standards (CCSS) For Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects will be integrated into class curriculum in the following areas.
Reading Informational Text
Key Ideas and Details
Craft and Structure
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Range of Reading and Text Complexity
Writing
Text Types and Purposes
Production and Distribution of Writing
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Range of writing

Students will be evaluated by completion of hands on worksheets (competency’s), tests and quizzes. Students will also be evaluated on their shop work including work habits, class participation, following class safety rules and shop cleanup.
Schedule of topics/units covered:
• Learn to work by himself/herself and with others to complete assignments.
• Learn safe working practices in the shop and practice them while working on projects and assignments.
• Learn to use common hand tools correctly and safely.
• Learn how to use applicable shop manuals to find specifications and procedures for completing tasks.
• Learn the function of the components used in various vehicle systems.
• Learn the principles of operation and repair procedures for small gasoline engines.
• Learn about job opportunities available in the transportation industry.
• Learn to disassemble, inspect and reassemble the assigned engine and make it run.
Academic vocabulary:
Technical Reading, Comprehension, and Writing
District adopted materials:
N/A
Supplemental resources:
References, textbooks, and resources:
Power Technology, Small Gasoline Engines, Briggs/Stratton
Service Manual.
Differentiation/accessibility strategies and support (TAG, ELL, SpEd, other):
The differentiation strategies used in this course are based on the evidence (data) received through multiple forms of pre, ongoing, and formative assessments. Described here are the types of assessments used and specific differentiation strategies in place to meet the needs of ALL learners (including TAG, ESL, Special Ed...)

Differentiated Instruction:
Differentiated instructional methods are used to reach students of all levels including TAG, ELL and Special Education.
Curriculum compacting provides alternative activities for students who have already mastered curriculum content.
Accelerating or decelerating the pace that students move through curriculum. Students demonstrating a high level of competence can work through the curriculum at a faster pace. Students experiencing difficulties may need adjusted activities that allow for a slower pace in order to experience success.
Flexible grouping allows students to be appropriately challenged. As student performance will vary it is important to have students rotate between groups.
Tiered activities are a series of related tasks of varying complexity. All of these activities relate to essential understanding and key skills that students need to acquire. Activities are assigned as alternative ways of reaching the same goals taking into account individual student needs.
All students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities such as after school Skills USA and Automotive Competition Club (CRLE).

Assessment Strategies:
Various assessment activities include journals, reading comprehension (automotive job sheets), Cornell notes, written auto work orders, tests, teacher & student evaluation of shop assignments and the Oregon Skill Sets Automotive assessment.
Career-related learning experiences (CRLEs):
  • Field trips
  • Career Information System (CIS)
  • Project-based Learning
  • Mentorships for students
ODE Essential Skills and related Work Samples:
Assessment/evaluation/grading policy:
Assessment/evaluation/grading policy:
Students will be evaluated by completion of hands on worksheets (competency’s), tests and quizzes. Students will also be evaluated on their shop work including work habits, class participation, following class safety rules and shop cleanup. All work will be given a point value,points will be totaled at the end of quarter and grades determined as follows:100-90%=A 89-80%=B 79-70=%C 69-60%=D Below 60%=F
Behavioral expectations:
Comply with the uniform Benson High School Student Expectations/ Uniform Safety Code, School District 1 Student’s Rights and Responsibilities, and the Transportation Department Syllabus.
Safety issues and requirements:
Comply with the Benson High School Uniform Safety Code

Approved by Jeandre Carbone on 9/10/2014.