# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Army JROTC III Task 1595642762

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify qualifications needed to serve in the U.S. Army.

Definition

Identification should include
  • age requirement
  • educational requirements and academic performance standards
  • physical and mental health expectations.
Additional items that may or may not affect admission into the Army, include
  • number of dependents under 18 years of age
  • criminal record
  • U.S. citizenship status.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why are there educational requirements for serving in the U.S. Army?
  • What did you think about the required qualifications? Are you surprised by the qualifications required? Explain.

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.