Housing & Interior Design
15 class periods
(Before beginning this unit, take a day to send home letter about clothing
projects (unit 4), and let students pick out projects)
Objective 3.2 – Match housing choices with the definition of each
Bellwork – Describe your dream house.
Terms to teach –
PowerPoint Overview – slides 1-10
Activity – Complete graphic organizer with types of housing available.
If time remains after lecture is finished, have students add pros and
cons of each type of housing to the graphic organizer.
Objective 3.2.1— Examine the factors to consider when choosing
Bellwork – Imagine you’re looking for a home to buy. What are the 5
most important features that you just can’t compromise on?
Terms to teach - physical needs, psychological needs
PowerPoint Overview – slides 11-13
Activity – Student Workbook pages 213-214
Objective 3.3, 3.5, 3.6 — Name the elements of design; Name the
three classifications of color; Identify the basic color schemes
Bellwork – Make a list of color combinations that you think go well
Terms to Teach – personal living space, color scheme, color wheel,
elements of design, shade, tint
PowerPoint Overview – slides 14-25
Activity – Complete color wheel using crayons or colored pencils
Objective 3.4 — Name the principles of design
Bellwork – Identify the use of the elements of design in this picture.
Terms to Teach – principles of design, accessories, room accessories
PowerPoint Overview – slides 26-31
Activity – Enrichment Activities p.74-75: Design Challenge
Objective 3.7-select daily, weekly, and occasional household chores
needed for home care
Bellwork – Make up a chore chart that everyone in your house could
use to rotate jobs that need to be done.
Terms to teach -
Activity-student workbook ―My Home Maintenance Plan‖ p. 221
Days 6 and 7:
Objective 3.8-Designate features needed for home safety
Bellwork – What would you do if someone broke into your home?
Terms to teach -
Activity- Read pages 656-659. Imagine your job is to conduct home
safety inspections. Based on the reading, create a thorough checklist
you could use to evaluate a home. When you have finished, use your
checklist to evaluate our classroom and kitchens.
Days 8 and 9:
Objective 3.9—Name ways to apply conservation techniques in the
Bellwork – Why is it important for us to be environmentally
responsible? What might happen if we are not?
Terms to teach – conservation, energy, recycle
Power point for notes
Activity – Write an essay that describes the impact conservation in
the home could have on a family’s economy and the environment.
Objectives 3.10-Discuss housing occupations
Bellwork – List all the jobs you can think of that would be involved in
building a home.
Activity - Create want ads for at least 6 housing careers. You may use
the textbook, the classifieds, your personal experience, and the
Occupational Outlook handbooks for information.
Objective 3.1-Define terms related to housing
Test tomorrow-Pass out unit PPT and objectives
Unit 3 Test