Lesson Plan : Automotive Technology-W.E.P.

Teacher Name:
 James Kellman
Grade:
 Grade 11-12
Subject:
 Special Education

Topic:
 Service brake condition assessment and application for NYS Inspection. Standards: CDOS: Sections 2, 3a areas 1-8 NYS Inspection brake system guidelines as supplied in printed form.
Content:
 Brake system inspection, NYS inspection guidelines for braking systems, Identifying wear characteristics and safety issues. Key vocabulary words and terms: 1. scoring 2. uneven wear 3. pulsation 4. heat cracking 5. lining separation 6. frozen hardware/parts 7. measurements
Goals:
 After the lesson is delivered, Students will be able to apply prior skills and knowledge along with today's lesson to properly perform the brake system portion of a NYS safety inspection. Students will also be able to make recomendations to customers regarding whether or not service is needed.
Objectives:
 1. Students can follow proper safety procedures 2. Students will have a comprehensive knowledge of brake system inspection as relates to NYSI. 3. Students will develop interpersonal skills as relates to co-workers and customers. 4. Timely completion of task
Materials:
 Tools: 1. Safety Glasses/shop coats 2. Lifts 3. Impact guns/sockets for wheel removal. 4. Hand tools to disassemble brakes if needed. 5. Measuring devices such as depth gauge/micrometer 6. Printout of NYSI guidelines for brake systems
Introduction:
 Why do I need to know this skill? What constitutes a thorough inspection? What equipment/tools will I need to get started? How do I report my findings?
Development:
 1. What is the first step in the brake portion inspection? 2. How many wheels must I remove? 3. How many wheels should I remove? 4. How do I begin to inspect brake system parts? 5. What constitutes a complete process?
Practice:
 1. Instructor will test drive cars if needed. 2. Instructor will verify proper safety measures are being followed. 3. Instructor will have students set lifts to raise cars and then verify proper lift settings prior to raising car. 4. Students will remove wheels and place away from work area. 5. Students will begin the visual inspection portion of the inspection task. 6. Students will disassemble any brake system components if needed. 7. Students are to record all findings and indicate if system passes or fails NYSI. 8. Students will make service recommendations if needed. 9. Students will reassemble brake systems. 10. Students will replace wheels. 11. Students will lower vehicle.
Accommodations:
 Dewayne Brock: Intensive hands on personal instruction is necessary. Instructions may need to be read and simplified. Lab activity will require extra supervision to ensure student safety. Dewayne will also need to be guided in proper tool selection Emmett Robb: Reinforcement of proper tool usage is necessary along with instructions repeated and simplified. Emmett will also need guidance in proper tool selection.
Checking For Understanding:
 1. Can students properly determine if a car passes the brake portion of a NYSI? 2. Can students repeat the procedure independently? 3. Do students feel confident in making recommendations regarding service needs? 4. Can students understand and use the proper vocabulary and terminology to describe brake system conditions?
Closure:
 1. What kinds of conditions did we find on today's activities? 2. How will this skill benefit you? 3. Why is this skill important?
Evaluation:
 1. Which students were able to perform the task quickly? 2. Which students were able to perform the task correctly? 3. Who will need more personal instruction? 4. Who will need more practice/time?

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