Hutchinson Central Technical High School

Course Syllabus

 


Course Name: JROTC 3/4

Instructor: COL(R) Jeffrey Abramowitz            Contact Time: 8:12-8:53         Phone Ext: 816-3885

 

Grading Policy
1. Grades:
- Test/Quiz and Evaluations/Assessments 40%.
- Lab Uniform Wear/Inspection and Conduct 40%.
- Daily Class Assignments and Participation 10%.
- Homework, Distant Learning, Schoology 10%

2. Wearing of the Uniform: See Uniform Policy Letter provided to each student at the beginning of the school year.

3. If you have difficulty in your JROTC course. I am available to assist you daily before and after school.

4. Extra credit is available for all units. It is the studentís responsibility to coordinate with me for re-testing or extra credit.

5. Battalion Formation: Students are required to attend a monthly battalion formation. Formations are normally held prior to school starting at 7:15 AM on the last Thursday of each month.
Students receive a Lab grade for their uniform at this formation.

 

 

Homework Policy
Homework requirements normally consist of lesson read ahead or lesson exercise assignments posted on Schoology. Most class work that is not completed during class time will be assigned as homework. One Essay will be required by each student per semester.

 

 

Test Policy
An end of chapter test is given after the completion of a Chapter. If you score below a 70% on any test/assessment you can retake within one week of the test. The highest attainable score on the retest is a 70%. Extra credit is available for all units. It is the student's responsibility to coordinate with his/her instructor for re-testing or extra credit.

All assessment scores should be posted to IC no later than 24 hours after assessment is completed.

 

 

Quiz Policy
Student can expect a quiz for almost every lesson (Weekly). In the event that you are absent material covered in the class can be found on Schoology. All assessment scores should be posted to IC no later than 24 hours after assessment is completed.

 

 

Projects
Several service learning projects will be completed during the school year. We highly encourage all cadets to take part in these projects. All LET2 cadets must participate in at least one project.

JROTC CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: The following JROTC co-curricular activities are available to all cadets who desires to participate:

- Drill team
- Color/Honor Guard
- Raider Team
- Cadet of the month review board.
- Leadership Education Application Drill (LEAD)
- Junior Achievement (JA)
- JROTC Leadership Academic Bowl (JLAB)
- Italian Heritage, Veterans Day, and Memorial Day Parade

 

 

Course Outline
Mission: Is to motivate young people to become better citizens.

Objectives. The objectives of the JROTC Program are to:

a. Promote citizenship. To develop and improve your qualities of citizenship, proper conduct, and manners.

b. Develop leadership. To develop leadership traits and a sense of responsibility in yourself, your family, and to your school, your community, and the JROTC battalion.

c. Communicate effectively. To improve your ability to express yourself orally and in writing.

d. Improve physical fitness.

e. Provide incentive to a live drug- free.

f. To plan and prepare yourself morally, mentally, and physically to take your place in society after graduation from high school and to be able to contribute to the betterment of our society.

Quarter 1:
Leadership Theory and Application
Leadership Principles
Power Base and Influences
Styles of Leadership
Management Skills
Communication
Motivation
Cadet Challenge
Physical Training
Leadership Lab (Drill and Ceremonies)

Assessments/Evaluation:
Written and Performance Test. Homework. Wearing of Army Uniform. Community and School Service Activities. JROTC extra-curricular team participation.

Quarter 2:
Foundation for Success
Teaching Skills
Preparing to Teach
Using and Developing Lesson Plan
Using Variety in Your Lesson Plan
Thinking Maps and Graphic Organizer
Using Feedback in the Classroom
Physical Training
Leadership Lab (Drill and Ceremonies)

Assessments/evaluation:
Written and Performance Test. Homework. Wearing of Army Uniform. Community and School Service Activities. JROTC extra-curricular team participation.

Quarter 3:
Citizenship in Action.
Service to the nation.
The Department of Defense
The Active Army
The Army Reserve Component
Cadet Challenge
Physical Training
Leadership Lab (Drill and Ceremonies)

Assessments/evaluation:
Written and Performance Test. Homework. Wearing of Army Uniform. Community and School Service Activities. JROTC extra-curricular team participation.

Quarter 4:
Making A difference with Service Learning
Leadership Skills
Cadet Challenge
Physical Training
Leadership Lab (Drill and Ceremonies)