The lessons and activities below are resources for Middle Years teachers who would like to develop an interest in the skilled trades among students in Grades 7-9.

This teacher’s kit aligns with Middle Level Practical and Applied Arts course requirements.

These lessons were developed in partnership by the Prairie South School Division, the Saskatchewan Construction Association, the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education, Trade Up Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and Westridge Construction Ltd.

For more information, please contact youthapprenticeship@gov.sk.ca or call 306-787-2368.

Middle Years Lesson Plans

  1. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Introduction – Feb 2016
  2. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 1 – Feb 2016
  3. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 1 – Middle Years Terminology
  4. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 1 – What is Apprenticeship brochure
  5. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 2 – Feb 2016
  6. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 2 – An Educator’s Guide to a Career in the Skilled Trades
  7. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 3 – Feb 2016
  8. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 3 – Essential Skills – Powerpoint
  9. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 4 – Feb 2016
  10. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 5 – Feb 2016
  11. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 6 – Feb 2016
  12. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 6 – Wall Blueprints with no measurements
  13. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 7 – Basic Blueprint Theory
  14. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 7 – Intro to Blueprint Reading – Powerpoint
  15. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 7 – Essential Skills Activities for Trades (Basic Blueprint Theory)
  16. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 8 – Feb 2016
  17. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 8 – Wall Blueprints with Imperial measurements
  18. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Lesson 9 – Career Pathway Scavenger Hunt
  19. Introduction to the Skilled Trades – Additional Lessons – Feb 2016