2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Army JROTC II (AR7916/36 weeks)
NOTE: Some of the content in this course is informed by the following sources:
- Army JROTC Leadership Education and Training, Pearson Custom Publishing, 2005
- Drill and Ceremonies (TC 3-21.5), Headquarters, Department of the Army, 2012
- Leadership Education and Training Core Materials, Student Handouts
- Leadership Education and Training JROTC Curriculum Outline, U.S. Army Cadet Command, Ft. Monroe, Virginia, 2010
- Leadership Education and Training JROTC Program of Instruction, U.S. Army Cadet Command, Ft. Monroe, Virginia, 2010
Instructors are asked to continue relying heavily on their branch-specific curriculum guides to complement this core set of competencies.
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Leadership Education
- Describe the characteristics of a good leader.
- Summarize the benefits and risks in assuming a leadership role.
- Identify ways to make a contribution to the local community.
- Determine personal leadership skills.
- Establish personal and leadership goals.
- Identify leadership styles for given situations.
- Identify techniques for motivating others.
- Identify advantages of teamwork.
- Update a personal vision statement.
Applying Leadership Skills and Strategies
Enhancing Communication Techniques
Demonstrating Military Traditions, Customs, and Courtesies
- Identify the components of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.
- Define the seven citizenship skills included in the Preamble to the Constitution.
- Explain how an understanding of the U.S. Constitution and the foundations of the American political system can lead to better citizenship.
- Describe how war has influenced technological advancements.
- Connect contemporary military strategy, actions, and leaders to historical precedents.
- Identify a current U.S. military presence in a foreign region.
- Prepare for a small group meeting.
- Conduct a small group meeting.
- Describe the benefits of having mathematical skills in a military occupation.
- Describe the benefits of map reading skills.
Exploring Personal Wellness and Fitness
- Develop a plan for lifelong health.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses of personal fitness.
- Describe the benefits of exercise and diet.
- Take the Cadet Challenge.
- Improve physical performance over time.
- Describe the variables of a physical-fitness training program.
- Establish a personal physical-fitness training program.
- Document a personal physical-fitness training program.
- Describe the risks associated with substance abuse that impede a healthy lifestyle.
- Describe the biological processes associated with stress that impede a healthy lifestyle.
- Identify first-aid terms and abbreviations (e.g., ABC [Airway, Breathing, Circulation], signs, symptoms, and shock).
- Identify first-aid techniques.
- Demonstrate first-aid techniques.