Semester 1 Final LET1 Study Guide
For your Class:
Motivate young people to become better citizens
Motivate young people to become better citizens.
I want to learn all the skills that this class can offer me throughout the year.
Unit 1: Citizenship in Action
This unit helps develop new skills you can use in school and throughout your
life. It engages you in the practice of basic citizenship customs and traditions,
and in the exploration of opportunities for non-military and military national
service. This introductory unit gives you a greater appreciation of American
symbols, customs and traditions, and the history and purpose of Army JROTC.
An introduction to the Department of Defense and other services presents the
differences and similarities of each service and their unique roles in the defense
of the nation. It also provides opportunities to learn about major, non-military
Unit 2: Leadership Theory and Application
This unit teaches you about leadership—how to BE a leader, what you need to
KNOW when you are influencing others, and what you DO when you are leading.
You will learn about character and values, leadership theories and principles,
and human behavior. You will have the opportunity to take the leadership
lessons learned in the classroom to the drill field. Most important, this unit will
help you build your relationships in your community service projects and your
daily participation in school, work, and community.
Unit 3: Foundations for Success
Unit 3 is designed to provide young cadets with hands-on experiential learning
activities that will build self-awareness, essential life skills, and the ability to set
and achieve goals. Content areas include communication, diversity, study skills,
conflict resolution, decision-making, and service learning. These lessons expose
cadets to complex content, such as the structure and function of the human
brain, personality, and learning theory in a simple, easy to understand manner,
with ample opportunity for application and practice. This unit focuses on the
life skills necessary to build better citizens for tomorrow.
Unit 4: Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid
Unit 4 provides training for getting started on total fitness, split second emergencies,
handling common emergencies, and lifesaving measures. There is also
training on substance abuse awareness, intervention, and prevention. By teaching
the value of physical exercise and conditioning, personal hygiene, and proper
diet through the Cadet Challenge program, you’ll feel good about yourself —
both physically and mentally.
Candor” means impartiality, fairness, frankness, and openness.
Promote your graduation from High School and develop a solid foundation for career development.
It is designed to provide young cadets with hands-on experiential learning activities that will build self-awareness, essential life skills, and the ability to set and achieve goals. Content areas include communication, diversity, study skills, conflict resolution, decision- making, and service learning. These lessons expose cadets to complex content, such as the structure and function of the human brain, personality, and learning theory in a simple, easy to understand manner, with ample opportunity for application and practice. This unit focuses on the lie skills necessary to build better citizens for tomorrow.
1. Course Title: JROTC 1
2. Course Description: JROTC is a citizenship course that uses a military framework to build and
teach teamwork and leadership.
3. Course Objectives: The objectives of this class are to build a basic understanding of the
organization and how it functions. We then tie that into basic citizenship principles. These are
supported by classes that are designed to help the student improve their skills, and abilities.
4. Course Outline: The 1st quarter is primarily giving the students the basics of JROTC and how it
functions with emphasis on responsibility. Study skills are also emphasized. The 2nd quarter
covers basic knowledge and skills of citizenship. The 3rd and 4th quarters branch out and
provides supplemental classes on first aid, geography, health and fitness.
The mission of JROTC is to motivate young people to be better citizens, better citizens for tomorrow.
I am an army junior ROTC Cadet
I will always conduct myself to bring credit to my family, country, school, and the corps of cadets
I am loyal and patriotic
I am the future of the United States of America
I do not lie, cheat, or steal and will always be accountable for my actions and deeds
I will always practice good citizenship and patriotism
I will work hard to improve my mind and strengthen my body
I will seek the mantle of leadership and stand prepared to uphold the constitution and the American way of life
This lesson introduces you to the U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC), its mission, and Leadership Education and Training (LET) curriculum for this first level of your instruction. Completing the material in this course requires discipline and hard work, but the reward is well worth your effort. Through Army JROTC Program- welcome to the team! You among a special group of high school students headed for success. Your participation as a student or cadet in this program shows your willingness to make the most of your high school education. Whatever your reason for taking this course, every member of Army JROTC is special and brings a different cultural dimension to the program. We are proud that you elected to be a part of a unique team- a team of winners!
¼ of an inch and centered above the top of the right pocket. (For female cadets the insignia is worn ¼ of an inch above the nameplate.)
Ribbons are centered on the left side 1/8 of an inch above the left pocket (centered above the horizontal line for female cadets.)
Cadet describes a certain rank asked by the inspector
Small, silver, gold, white spherical earrings not to exceed ¼ of an inch in diameter.
Center the nameplate on the right pocket between the top of the pocket and the top of the button for males. For females the nameplate is placed 1 to 2 inches above the top button centered horizontally on the right side of the coat.
U1C1L5 Your personal appearance and uniform
Enlisted cadets place the pointed end toward the collar and the flat end toward the edge of the shoulder
Cadet describes the reason for earning the award or ribbon.
Red- Hardiness and Valor
White- Hope, Purity, and Innocence
Blue- Reverence to God, loyalty, Vigilance, Perseverance, and Justice
The process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation to accomplish the mission and improve the organization.
a. Brown: Your Builder Power Words
● Always leading people
b. Blue: Your Relater Power Words
● Always liking to be with people
● Hugs are special when I choose
● I see everything
c. Red Your Adventurer Power Words
● Test the limits
● Fast machines
d. Green: Your Planner Power Words
● Changing and improving
● Being my best
● Inner life
● Thinking● Inventing
Customs and Courtesies
Personal Growth Plan
Army JROTC program promotes personal success and citizenship
Roles of the Leader and Followers in Drill
The Signs of Success
Foundations for Success
Need min Correct: _70%_Max Wrong: 15 questions out of a 100/ each question 2 points