VER301: Army JROTC I (2012-2013)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Army JROTC I
CALENDAR YEAR: 2012-2013
GRADE LEVEL: 8
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
Major Concepts/Content: The Army JROTC I course is designed to present the history, purpose, and objectives of the junior and senior JROTC program; the wearing of the uniform; respect for the flag and National Anthem; and organizational principles.
Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities will include teaching the definition and importance of positive self-concept; the basic managerial and leader-ship skills; the identification of personality/physiological needs; and the dynamics of group interaction with emphasis on leadership and management of groups.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will take a formal test on each academic unit. Written and oral reports will be evaluated for content and form. In the leadership portion of the course, students will be evaluated on the performance of assigned duties, personal uniform inspections, marching ability, proper performance of military drill and ceremonies, and military U.S. customs and courtesies.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of the Army JROTC I course, students should:
- Know history and U.S. customs of the U.S. Army. Know the essentials of leadership theory.
- Know drill and ceremonies.
- Know hygiene and first aid.
- Know map symbols, forms, and map reading.
- Know techniques of oral communication.
- Know marksmanship and range safety procedures.