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Army JROTC Core 5,6 (4505, 4506)

Grade Range:
 Army JROTC Core 3,4
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Physical Education/Military Science
Course Description:
 Applied Leadership Development. This is the third course in a series of four Army JROTC courses. It may be taken in grades 11 or 12. Students are assigned positions of increased responsibility. Assignments include planning and executing drills and ceremonies and physical fitness training. Previous leadership training is used to supervise and evaluate junior leaders.

This course includes a physical education component. Students will meet or exceed the standards on the state-mandated fitness test; participate in individual/dual activities to improve or maintain health; analyze the effects on personal fitness and personal levels of health-related fitness; improve or maintain physical fitness; explain the relationship between participation and health; demonstrate the ability to effectively purchase products and programs for individuals; develop and implement a one-month personal fitness plan.

Each of the subject areas listed below is covered in the course, and students are evaluated in each subject area. Selected optional subjects should be devoted to activities and learning leading to citizenship and/or vocational knowledge and skills.

  • Leadership Theory and Application
  • Foundations for Success
  • Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid
  • Geography and Earth Science
  • Citizenship and American History
  • Electives
    • Success Profiler
    • Quantum Learning
    • Service Learning
    • High School Financial Planning
  • Command and Staff Procedures

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Leadership Education and Training, Unit 3: LET 3 - The Supervising Leader, Pearson Learning Solutions, 2015.
Leadership Education and Training, Unit 3: LET 3 - The Supervising Leader Cadet Notebook, Pearson Learning Solutions, 2015