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....with Mr. Struwing



 About Residential Structures Class

Residential Structures Class is a Technology Education elective open to High School students in grades 10-12.


Residential is a 20-week course designed to provide studentswith a general understanding of the materials and processes used in designing and constructing       residential structures.


This course was created predominately as a hands on course where students will gain knowledge through direct contact with materials and processes commonly used in the construction of new homes.


Additional topics of study may include: research on "green" homes, alternative home power, new building products and materials, Mortgage Terms, Calculating Square Footage, and Computer Aided Design & Drawing (CADD)



What do students do in Residential Class?

Students will work on projects such as; construction scale models of house framing, construction of a storage shed, building mock wall sections where students will utilize various installation techniques for plumbing, insulation, electrical work, sheetrock,  hanging doors, and windows. Students will  explore the history of residential structures, and investigate job opportunities

and career training options that are available

in the field of residential construction.


Residential students have designed and manufactured items such as:

Picnic Tables & Benches for the

Schaghticoke Fair Grounds,

Various Size & Style Storage Sheds,

3/4" Scale Model Homes, 

Laminate Computer Tables  !!!!


















 !!! Residential Action !!!













Residential "Class Basics"

- Class Expectations and Lab Safety -


 "These handouts must be signed and returned to

participate in Production Class"


Great Expectations


Technology Lab Safety





















Residential Class Links



Click the icons below for lessons, handouts, homework, quizzes, and helpful hints!




           "Measurement"                "Residential                  "House Styles"               "Buying A Home"            "Where To Build"  





         "Building Codes"                   "Framing"                 "Types of Roofs"                "Windows                      "Scale Models" 





                                                                            Exam Review                       Misc

             "Electric"                          "Plumbing"                         "Sheds"                   "Exam Review"              "Miscellaneous"