Welcome to JROTC LET II.This course is designed to teach values associated with responsible citizenship. You will learn and apply leadership and human relations skills, communication skills, and an appreciation for teamwork and self-discipline. Emphasis is placed upon integrity, responsibility, and respect for each other and authority.
PREREQUISITSES: You should be a student in good standing in the Lonoke School District in the 10th through 12th grades and at least 15 years old. You must be physically qualified to participate in the schools physical education program, and your parents must sign a statement of health. Also, you must be of good moral character and maintain acceptable standards of conduct. You must pass each Learning Education and Training (LET) level to progress to the next higher.
TEXT and EQUIPMENT: Your primary text will be provided by the US Army and a classroom set of the texts will be available to you. Additionally, you will be provided a “Cadet Guide” which you will keep while you are in JROTC. Uniforms and basic equipment will be provided at no expense to you. Periodic cleaning of the uniforms is at the individual’s expense.
ATTENDANCE AND CONDUCT: You should plan to attend all classes on time. The Lonoke School attendance policy will be enforced. Additionally, the following rules shall be followed:
- Bring ALL required materials to each class each day. (See Rules for the Classroom for listing)
- Be in your assigned seat or in formation when the bell rings.
- During the class, obtain permission before speaking or leaving your seat.
- Wear appropriate clothing. No baggy/saggy pants & no hats. (See student handbook)
- Respect others and be polite. (The best way to be respected is to be RESPECTABLE)
- Respect the property of others. (If it does not belong to you or has not been issued to you, get permission before you touch it)
- Maintain a learning attitude!!! ( Participate, ask questions & challenge yourself)
- It is YOUR education; get the most from it you can.
GRADING: You will have quizzes and exams throughout the subject module. Quizzes and exams will be a combination of written, true/false, multiple choice, fill in the blank, essay, open-response and performance oriented questions. Each week you will receive a uniform grade (Participation Grade). Additionally, you will be tested at the end of each 9 weeks over the material you have covered.
LEADERSHIP / PROMOTION: You will be periodically considered for promotion and leadership positions. Determination of your potential and success as a leader will be a subjective evaluation of your instructor and will be based upon your attitude, conduct, and performance. You will have the opportunity to volunteer to participate in evening and weekend activities. Participating in extra activities is voluntary; however, your ability to participate is based upon your conduct and attitude. These activities will be service learning and leadership development oriented.
Below is a typical JROTC class weekMonday: We do a lesson out of the LET II text book. There are key terms that they must write and at the end of the lesson there are some lesson review questions they must answer. This is due before the test is given on Fridays because they can use this as notes for the test.
- You Are What You Eat
- Nutrition-Nurishing Your Body
- The Need for First Aid/Your Response
- The First Life Saving Steps
- Controlling Bleeding
- Treating for Shock and Immobilizing Fractures
- Hunter Education
- First Aid for Poisons, Wounds and Burns
- Cold Weather Injuries
- Use and Effects of Drugs, Alcohol and Substances
- Critical Decisions about Substance
- Introduction to Maps
- Portfolio Completion
- The Preamble
- COMMANDERS WEEK
- Citizenship Skills
- Small Group Meeting
- Representative Group Session
- Introduction to Chief Justice
- Our Natural Rights
- Citizens Role In American Democracy
- Making a Difference with Service Learning
- Developing Republican Government
- British Origins of American Constitutionalism
- Mass Inspection
- Colonial Gov.-Basic Rights and Constitutional Gov
- Cadet Etiquette
- State Constitutions
- Articles of Confederation 1781
- Creating our Constitution
- Heat Injuries
- NEFE Introducing School Fin. Planning Program
Tuesday: Lesson Review.
Wednesday: In Ranks Inspection.
Thursday: Physical training (PT).