• JROTC LET1 Course Syllabus 

     

     

    Instructor: SFC (Ret.) Robert W. Dowdy, SFC (Ret) Jaron Johnson

                      LTC  (Ret)     Brian  Lynch

               

    Room: ROTC

     

    Tutorials: M W  8:00 – 8:30 AM                            

    Conference: 10:30 – 11: 15 AM

                      

     

    Course Overview

     

    JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.  Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, “To motivate young people to be better citizens.”  It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.

     

    General Expectations

     

    This program intends to teach cadets to:

     

    ·         Appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.

    ·         Develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.

    ·         Be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.

    ·         Appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.

    ·         Understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educations and employment opportunities.

    ·         Develop mental management abilities. 

    ·         Become familiar with military history as it relates to America’s culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of the military services.

    ·         Develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.

     

                                                              

    Required Texts/Materials

     

         CITIZENSHIP IN ACTION          LEADERSHIP THEORY & APPLICATION

     

                

                    

         FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

     

    Course Outline

     

    1st Semester 1A

     

    UNIT 1-CITIZENSHIP IN ACTION - Introduces cadets to American symbols, customs, and traditions and the history and purpose of Army JROTC. An introduction to the Department of Defense and other services presents the differences and similarities of each service and their unique roles in the defense of the nation.

     

    Chapter 1: Foundations of Army JROTC and Getting Involved - This introductory unit gives a greater appreciation of American symbols, customs, and traditions and the history and purpose of Army JROTC. Cadets will have the opportunity to self-assess their own motives for joining JROTC.

     

     

    UNIT 3: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS - Introduces cadets to the essential skills they will need to maximize learning potential and future success. Cadets will assess their current skill set and work to develop their maximum potential. Cadets will apply learning theory and techniques to improve study, communication, teaching, and planning skills. Social responsibility, conflict resolution, and service learning opportunities provide further cadet development.

     

    Chapter 1: Know Yourself – Socrates - Introduces cadets to: brain theories and the learning process; how information is perceived and organized by the brain; and how each individual has a preferred or dominant way of learning, including a preferred learning environment. This chapter creates self-awareness and promotes personal intelligence that will empower cadets to think clearly, solve problems, make decisions, and enjoy success in school and in life. Cadets will have the opportunity to determine and study their preferred perceptual learning style and to complete a Personal Skills Map that provides more information on how they learn and provide feedback to others. Cadets will use self-assessments to determine their current skill set, communication powers, brain dominance, learning styles, and multiple intelligences. This will enable them to create a personal growth plan and appreciate diversity.

     

    Chapter 2: Learning to Learn – This lesson introduces you to the most marvelous and mysterious part of your anatomy-the human brain.  Most humans never totally discover or exert the full potential of their brain. In this lesson you will explore current research on what the brain is (structure) and how it works (function).  You will learn practical ways to apply complex concepts that put you in control of your own mind.

     

    Chapter 3:  Study Skills - Introduces cadets to proper reading techniques, study habits, and test-taking procedures. Cadets will learn how to be active learners and employ comprehension and vocabulary strategies in order to sharpen reading skills, study routines, and test-taking ability.

     

     

    LEADERSHIP LAB - Once a week all cadets will wear their uniforms and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the curriculum and drill and ceremony procedures.

     

     

     

     

    2nd semester 1B

     

    UNIT 2: LEADERSHIP THEORY & APPLICATION - Introduces cadets to basic leadership concepts (principles, styles, values, the BE, KNOW, and DO attributes, planning process, decision-making/problem-solving process, and supervision). Cadets will have the opportunity to demonstrate - and be assessed/evaluated on - their leadership potential through the application of those concepts in command or staff positions. This Unit also takes a look at understanding human needs as well as race relations and equal opportunity. It also introduces cadets to mentoring and prepares them to participate in a mentoring relationship. Chapter 4, Leadership Lab, contains all the lesson material for drill, from novice to expert.

     

    Chapter 1:  Being a Leader  This lesson covers leadership behavior and how those actions relate to purpose, direction, and motivation.  You learn how to identify ways to develop your own personal leadership behaviors.

     

    Chapter 2:  Leadership Skills  This lesson introduces you to the importance of drill and ceremonies, their history and purpose.  The precision and timing of drill promotes skill, teamwork, and discipline.  In later lessons, you will understand the roles of leaders and followers in drill, and practice individual drill movements.

     

    UNIT 3: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS - Introduces cadets to the essential skills they will need to maximize learning potential and future success. Cadets will assess their current skill set and work to develop their maximum potential. Cadets will apply learning theory and techniques to improve study, communication, teaching, and planning skills. Social responsibility, conflict resolution, and service learning opportunities provide further cadet development.

     

    Chapter 3:  Study Skills - Introduces cadets to proper reading techniques, study habits, and test-taking procedures. Cadets will learn how to be active learners and employ comprehension and vocabulary strategies in order to sharpen reading skills, study routines, and test-taking ability.

     

    Chapter 4: Communication Skills - Introduces cadets to the communication process among individuals and the communication principles of writing, speaking, and listening. Describes the basic principles necessary for preparing and presenting effective oral communications. Cadets will have numerous opportunities to present information/ideas orally and in writing. Examines the communication process, characteristics and social influences that affect group communications, and group communication roles.

     

    Chapter 5: Conflict Resolution - Introduces cadets to basic guidelines for managing conflicts and communication skills necessary for finding solutions to resolve conflicts. Specifically, discusses conflict and violence, how to recognize them, how to prevent them from occurring, and how to handle them when they do occur. Cadets will have opportunities to determine solutions through several techniques, including an in-depth examination of mediation techniques.

     

    Chapter 8: Service Learning - Introduces cadets to service learning components and guidelines through participation in an exploratory project and post-reflection. Promotes service to the community through cadets' commitment to participate in service learning projects designed to give them the opportunity to: learn more about community needs and giving; develop skills that they can apply after leaving high school; and build cross-cultural relationships within the community. Cadets have the opportunity to research/identify possible service learning activities that integrate with the JROTC curriculum, and (if circumstances permit) plan and conduct such activities.

     

    Chapter 11: NEFE High School Financial Planning Program - Introduces cadets to: financial planning, careers, budgeting, savings and investments, credit, and insurance. Cadets will learn about the financial planning process and how they can take control of their finances.

     

     

    CADET CHALLENGE WILL ALSO TAKE PLACE THIS SEMESTER.

     

    LEADERSHIP LAB - Once a week all cadets will wear their uniforms and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the curriculum and drill and ceremony procedures.

     

    Grading

     

    Based on earning 100 points per week.  The categories will be Assessments – 50%,  Class work – 25%, Performance- 25%.  Points are awarded in the following areas:


    Uniform – 40

    Participation in class – 40

    Drill – 40

    Exams – 60

    Presentations - 60                  

     
     
     

    JROTC LET 2 Course Syllabus 

     

     

    Instructor: LTC (Ret) Brian Lynch                       

                   SFC (Ret) Robert Dowdy, SFC (Ret) Jaron Johnson

    E-mail: blynch2@houstonisd.org
     

               

    Room: ROTC

         

     

    Tutorials: Monday - Tuesday  8:00 – 8:30 AM                            

    Conference: 11:40 – 12:10

                      

     

    Course Overview

     

    JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.  Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, “To motivate young people to be better citizens.”  It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.

     

    General Expectations

     

    This program intends to teach cadets to:

     

    ·         Appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.

    ·         Develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.

    ·         Be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.

    ·         Appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.

    ·         Understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educations and employment opportunities.

    ·         Develop mental management abilities. 

    ·         Become familiar with military history as it relates to America’s culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of the military services.

    ·         Develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.

     

                                                              

    Required Texts/Materials

     

    UNIT 6:         Citizenship in                                                   UNIT 5: Geography, Map Skills and Environment

    American  History and Government

     

       

     

       UNIT 3: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

     

    Course Outline

    1st Semester 2A

     

    UNIT 3: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

     

    Chapter 8: Service Learning - Introduces cadets to service learning components and guidelines through participation in an exploratory project and post-reflection. Promotes service to the community through cadets' commitment to participate in service learning projects designed to give them the opportunity to: learn more about community needs and giving; develop skills that they can apply after leaving high school; and build cross-cultural relationships within the community. Cadets have the opportunity to research/identify possible service learning activities that integrate with the JROTC curriculum, and (if circumstances permit) plan and conduct such activities.

     

    Unit 4; Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid- develops cadets' appreciation for the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health and appearance. Gives cadets the opportunity to perform satisfactorily, at age group level, in the President's Physical Fitness Program. Additionally, explains basic information about nutrients and how to obtain them, how to select the proper foods to ensure a good diet, how to control fat, and provides information on several common eating disorders. Also gives cadets the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in basic first aid/life-saving skills. Lastly, it enhances cadets' awareness of substance abuse and prevention by providing information on the most commonly abused drugs and their effects, and the methods of/agencies that assist in preventing drug, alcohol, and tobacco use/abuse.

     

    Chapter 1: Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle- This chapter demonstrates how to eat a well-balanced diet, explains the importance of controlling fat, and the relationship of food intake/ physical activity to weight control. Introduces cadets to the importance of physical fitness and diet in maintaining good health and appearance. Specifically discusses types of exercise, benefits of exercise, calories, and the Food Guide Pyramid. Provides guidelines for a healthier lifestyle by explaining what should go into an exercise program, how to balance calories, and what foods to eat more of or in moderation. Educates cadets about stress, including its beneficial and negative effects, causes, strategies to prevent stress overload, and the link between leadership and stress levels.

     

    Chapter 2: First Aid for Emergency and Non-Emergency Situations - Prepares cadets to help in emergency situations by teaching the most common first aid procedures for: heart attacks, strokes, choking, burns, broken bones, poisoning, common bites and stings, and both hot and cold weather related injures. Note: For cadets to be certified by a recognized first aid training agency, invite a certified instructor to give the presentations.

     

    Chapter 3: Drug Awareness and Substance Abuse - This chapter develops cadets awareness of the prevention and intervention strategies used in the U.S. over the past three decades as well as the resources currently available at the national level that provide assistance, prevention, or treatment. With this knowledge serving as a stimulus, cadets will have the opportunity to become involved in community projects to help make citizens aware of the drug problem and ongoing prevention efforts.

     

    2nd Semester 2B

     

    Unit 6; Citizenship in American History and Government introduces cadets to the values and principles that underlie good citizenship. Emphasis is placed on topics such as the importance of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights; responsibilities of U.S. citizens; basic national values; the U.S. federal justice system; and service to the community. In

    conjunction with citizenship, cadets are introduced to a variety significant events and historical figures that contributed to our citizenship and American history.

     

    Chapter 1: You the People - The Citizenship Skills - This chapter introduces cadets to the You the People Citizenship Skills and its foundation in the Preamble to the United States Constitution. It provides cadets with an opportunity to practice these skills before they begin their You the People Citizen Action Group Process or any teamwork within the classroom. By practicing these skills, cadets develop the qualities that allow them to work with others when meeting a common goal.

     

    Chapter 2 – Foundations of the American Political System – Introduces cadets to some basic ideas of the natural rights philosophy and theories of government that were of great importance in the development of our government. These major ideas include the state of nature, the law of nature, natural rights, consent, and the social contract. This lesson also introduces the cadets to some basic ideas the Farmers used in creating the kind of government they thought would best protect the natural rights of each individual and promote the good of all.

     

    Chapter 3 – Creating the Constitution – This chapter explains the cadets how the Philadelphia convention and the Virginia Plan helped create the Constitution.

     

    Chapter 6 – The Bill of Rights – In this lesson the cadets will learn about procedural due process and about the differences between an adversary system and an inquisitorial system of law. The cadets will also learn about protection against unreasonable law enforcement, they will learn that the government the government must respect the right that all persons are innocent until proven guilty.

     

    Chapter 7 – Citizens Roles in American Democracy – In these lessons the cadets will examine the American citizenship and its relationship to the natural rights philosophy, republicanism, and constitutional democracy. They will examine the characteristics of effective citizenship, explore the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, and determine the qualities citizens need to develop to become effective citizens in our society.

     

    LEADERSHIP LAB - Once a week all cadets will wear their uniforms and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the curriculum and drill and ceremony procedures.

     

     

    Grading

    Based on earning 100 points per week.  The categories will be Assessments – 50%  Class work – 25%, Performance - 25%.  Points are awarded in the following areas:

     

    Uniform – 40

    Participation in class – 40

    Drill – 40

    Exams – 60

    Presentations - 60 


                     

     

     
     

    JROTC LET 3 Course Syllabus

     

    Instructor: LTC (Ret) Brian Lynch , SFC (Ret) SFC Robert Dowdy

               

    E-mail: blynch2@houstonisd.org

               

    Room: ROTC

         

    Tutorials: M W  8:00 – 8:30 AM                            

    Conference: 10:30 – 11:25 AM

                      

     

    Course Overview

     

    JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.  Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, “To motivate young people to be better citizens.”  It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.

     

    General Expectations

     

    This program intends to teach cadets to:

     

    ·         Appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.

    ·         Develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.

    ·         Be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.

    ·         Appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.

    ·         Understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educations and employment opportunities.

    ·         Develop mental management abilities. 

    ·         Become familiar with military history as it relates to America’s culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of the military services.

    ·         Develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.

     

                                                              

    Required Texts/Materials

     

                                                      FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

     

                               CITIZENSHIP AND AMERICAN HISTORY

     

                   LEADERSHIP THEORY & APPLICATION

     

     

     

     

     

    Course Outline

     

    1st Semester 3A

     

    CITIZENSHIP IN ACTION – This unit engages students in the practice of basic citizenship customs and traditions and in the exploration of opportunities for national service.  Students learn the purpose of Army JROTC and their roles as cadets.  Unit 1 provides opportunities to become familiar with the Department of Defense by examining how all branches of the US armed forces work together to serve the nation by defending democracy and maintaining peace.  It also provides opportunities to learn about other service organizations.

     

     

     

    Chapter 1: Foundations of Army JROTC and Getting Involved - This introductory unit gives a greater appreciation of American symbols, customs, and traditions and the history and purpose of Army JROTC. Cadets will have the opportunity to self-assess their own motives for joining JROTC.

     

    UNIT 2: LEADERSHIP THEORY & APPLICATION - Introduces cadets to basic leadership concepts (principles, styles, values, the BE, KNOW, and DO attributes, planning process, decision-making/problem-solving process, and supervision). Cadets will have the opportunity to demonstrate - and be assessed/evaluated on - their leadership potential through the application of those concepts in command or staff positions. This Unit also takes a look at understanding human needs as well as race relations and equal opportunity. It also introduces cadets to mentoring and prepares them to participate in a mentoring relationship. Chapter 4, Leadership Lab, contains all the lesson material for drill, from novice to expert.

     

    Chapter 4: Leadership Strategies - Introduces cadets to the elements of a leadership situation, the factors that can influence each element, how leaders can create a positive leadership situation, and the results or benefits of a favorable leadership situation. Focuses on negotiating, decision making, problem solving, planning, team development, project management, and mentoring.

     

    Chapter 5: Leading Others - Gives cadets the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency as a drill participant and/or drill leader during drill (with or without arms), inspections, and/or ceremonies and to demonstrate leadership potential in an assigned command or staff position within the cadet battalion. Gives cadet leaders (officers) the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in the manual of arms for the saber. Gives the cadets practical time exercising theories and practices learned in other leadership lessons.

     

    UNIT 3: Foundations for Success - Introduces cadets to the essential skills they will need to maximize learning potential and future success. Cadets will assess their current skill set and work to develop their maximum potential. Cadets will apply learning theory and techniques to improve study, communication, teaching, and planning skills. Social responsibility, conflict resolution, and service learning opportunities provide further cadet development.

     

    Chapter 6:  Presenting Skills -  Cadets will have an opportunity to present talks, research and essays along with power point presentations.

     

     

    Chapter 7:  Managing Conflict - Introduces cadets to basic guidelines for managing conflicts and communication skills necessary for finding solutions to resolve conflicts. Specifically, discusses conflict and violence, how to recognize them, how to prevent them from occurring, and how to handle them when they do occur. Cadets will have opportunities to determine solutions through several techniques, including an in-depth examination of mediation techniques.

     

    Chapter 9: Career Planning - Increases cadets' knowledge and gives them the opportunity to apply basic concepts of career exploration strategy and planning. Cadets will also have the opportunity to: refine their career development portfolios - ensuring they reflect the important areas of their life development and the value of education to their career goals; demonstrate responsibility for and ownership of career decisions and goals; and complete various self-analysis instruments that can aid them in assessing their life roles, educational development, career exploration/planning, and employability status. Encourages cadets to begin career planning by explaining: the importance of career exploration skills; how to develop a career exploration strategy; and how to determine individual interests and abilities, then match them to different occupations. Provides cadets the opportunity to investigate civilian careers of interest and the education necessary to prepare for the field. In addition, provides information about military careers, including general enlistment qualifications, and procedures. It also informs male cadets of their obligation to register with Selective Service.

     
    Note: To comply with Career, College, and Military Readiness (CCMR) Standards - key lesson plans in Chapter 9, an individually developed and fully researched CCMR brief by each Cadet, and the ASVAB, SAT and ACT testing/results will be incorporate in into the course curriculum to build a comprehensive understanding of career, college, and military planning.

     

    LEADERSHIP LAB - Once a week all cadets will wear their uniforms and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the curriculum and drill and ceremony procedures.

     

     

     

     

     

    2nd Semester 3B

     

    Chapter 10: Planning Skills and Social Responsibility - Increases cadets' knowledge and gives them the opportunity to apply basic concepts of decision-making, goal setting, time management, and etiquette. Cadets will sharpen skills by learning to employ decision-making models, daily planners, goal strategies, and manners.

     

    Chapter 11: NEFE High School Financial Planning Program - Introduces cadets to: financial planning, careers, budgeting, savings and investments, credit, and insurance. Cadets will learn about the financial planning process and how they can take control of their finances.

     

    UNIT 3: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

     

    Chapter 8: Service Learning - Introduces cadets to service learning components and guidelines through participation in an exploratory project and post-reflection. Promotes service to the community through cadets' commitment to participate in service learning projects designed to give them the opportunity to: learn more about community needs and giving; develop skills that they can apply after leaving high school; and build cross-cultural relationships within the community. Cadets have the opportunity to research/identify possible service learning activities that integrate with the JROTC curriculum, and (if circumstances permit) plan and conduct such activities.

     

    UNIT 6:  AMERICAN HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT

     

    Chapter 8: Critical Thinking in Citizenship – This chapter will illustrate how ethical choices and decisions can lead to good and/or bad consequences. Translates how the 11 principles of leadership apply to the decision making process and how to apply this process to leadership decisions. Compares characteristics of developed and developing nations and summarizes the main goals of American Foreign Policy. It discusses ways that nations can cooperate to solve global problems.

     

    LEADERSHIP LAB - Once a week all cadets will wear their uniforms and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the curriculum and drill and ceremony procedures.

     

    Grading

    Based on earning 100 points per week.  Points are awarded in the following areas: be Assessments – 50%   Class work – 25%  Performance 25%. 

     

    Uniform – 40

    Participation in class – 40

    Drill – 40

    Exams – 60

    Presentations - 60
      






    JROTC LET 4 Course Syllabus 

     

     

    Instructor: LTC (Ret) Brian Lynch

               

    E-mail: rdowdy@houstonisd.org
              blynch2@houstonisd.org
     

               

    Room: ROTC

         

    Tutorials: TUE- WED  8.00 – 8:30 AM                            

    Conference:10:35-11:25 AM

                      

     

    Course Overview

     

    JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.  Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, “To motivate young people to be better citizens.”  It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.

     

    General Expectations

     

    This program intends to teach cadets to:

     

    ·         Appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.

    ·         Develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.

    ·         Be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.

    ·         Appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.

    ·         Understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educations and employment opportunities.

    ·         Develop mental management abilities. 

    ·         Become familiar with military history as it relates to America’s culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of the military services.

    ·         Develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.

     

                                                              

    Required Texts/Materials

     

     

     

    CITIZENSHIP IN ACTION AND LEADERSHIP

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                           

                                                                                                                                   

                                        FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS IN LIFE, CAREER,HEALTH AND WELLNESS   

                                                                                                                           

     

    Course Outline

     

    1st Semester 4A

     

    UNIT 1: CITIZENSHIP IN ACTION - This unit engages students in the practice of basic citizenship customs and traditions and in the exploration of opportunities for national service.  Students learn the purpose of Army JROTC and their roles as cadets.  Unit 1 provides opportunities to become familiar with the Department of Defense by examining how all branches of the US armed forces work together to serve the nation by defending democracy and maintaining peace.  It also provides opportunities to learn about other service organizations.

     

    Chapter 2: Service to the Nation - Introduces cadets to the Department of Defense and the military services. Cadets will learn about the different missions of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine through research and guest speakers discussing their service. Cadets will investigate the joint operations issues and interrelationships of the services in a conflict or peacetime environment.

     

    UNIT 2: LEADERSHIP THEORY & APPLICATION - Introduces cadets to basic leadership concepts (principles, styles, values, the BE, KNOW, and DO attributes, planning process, decision-making/problem-solving process, and supervision). Cadets will have the opportunity to demonstrate - and be assessed/evaluated on - their leadership potential through the application of those concepts in command or staff positions. This Unit also takes a look at understanding human needs as well as race relations and equal opportunity. It also introduces cadets to mentoring and prepares them to participate in a mentoring relationship. Chapter 4, Leadership Lab, contains all the lesson material for drill, from novice to expert.

     

    Chapter 6: Leadership Principles - Introduces cadets to leadership, its definition, the importance of knowing and applying basic leadership skills (principles, styles, values, the BE, KNOW, and DO attributes). Cadets will have the opportunity to demonstrate - and be assessed/evaluated on - their leadership potential through the application of those concepts in command or staff positions. This chapter also takes a look at understanding human needs as well as race relations and equal opportunity.

     

    UNIT 3: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

     

    Chapter 11: NEFE High School Financial Planning Program - Introduces cadets to: financial planning, careers, budgeting, savings and investments, credit, and insurance. Cadets will learn about the financial planning process and how they can take control of their finances.

     

    Chapter 12: Teaching Skills - Introduces cadets to proper techniques and procedures for preparing to teach and/or assist in teaching a class. Cadets will have the opportunity to teach and/or assist in teaching classes during their JROTC experience. Strengthens cadets' skills as effective communicators by giving them the opportunity to: deliver instruction using accepted principles and methods of instruction; use and develop lesson plans and graphic organizers; recognize how to determine the material that they must review and rehearse prior to delivering instruction; and improve how they provide feedback when presenting instruction on JROTC-related subjects.

     

    Chapter 8: Service Learning - Introduces cadets to service learning components and guidelines through participation in an exploratory project and post-reflection. Promotes service to the community through cadets' commitment to participate in service learning projects designed to give them the opportunity to: learn more about community needs and giving; develop skills that they can apply after leaving high school; and build cross-cultural relationships within the community. Cadets have the opportunity to research/identify possible service learning activities that integrate with the JROTC curriculum, and (if circumstances permit) plan and conduct such activities.

     

    LEADERSHIP LAB - Once a week all cadets will wear their uniforms and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the curriculum and drill and ceremony procedures.

     

     

     

     

    2nd Semester 4B

     

    CADET CHALLENGE AND APPROVED ELECTIVES WILL BE OFFERED.   ALL LET 4 WILL BE PREPARING CLASSES USING THE CPS AND SMART BOARD TECHNOLOGY.

     

    LEADERSHIP LAB - Once a week all cadets will wear their uniforms and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the curriculum and drill and ceremony procedures.

     

     

    Grading

     

    Based on earning 100 points per week.  Points are based on: Assessments – 50% , Classwork – 25%  Performance 25%.  Points are awarded in the following areas:

     

    Uniform – 40

    Participation in class – 40

    Drill – 40

    Exams – 60

    Presentations - 60