What does “shop i” mean?

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  • NAME: Samantha Greenbriar
  • YEAR: 11
  • TEACHER: Fletcher
  • PERIOD: 5
  • SUBJECT: Shop I
  • ASSIGNMENT: Metalworking – Engraving
  • GRADE: C-

What does “shop i” mean?


Shop is the traditional name in US high schools for classes in manual skills such as wood- and metal-working and auto mechanics.

Shop I, then would be the first-level (Roman numeral I) class in one of these skills. In this particular case it is metalworking.

Here are the course offerings in Shop from a rural Michigan high school. This school clearly has more limited resources than Ms. Greenbriar’s:

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