142 St. Andrew's College Highland Cadet Corps

 

Gold Star Training Plan 2011

Date

Period

Timing

Subject

Details

Comments

Instr

Location

08 Sept

1

1230

Opening Remarks

CO remarks to the Corps

CO

TBD

2

1430

Course Outline

Roll Call, assign platoons & intro Ldrs, Course Briefing
 

Gold Star Course Handbook - click

Platoon/section lists

Chapel

14-16 Sept

Cadet Field Trg Exercise

Survival Exercise - Blackdown Cadet Training Centre

All

Blackdown

This exercise was a two day survival competition focusing on team work at the section and platoon level. Cadets completed 10 survival stands, and points were awarded for effective completion. Additional points were grants for those sections that scored well in the evening "Section Patrol" exercise.

This year's winner was Section 4B. Well done!

22 Sept

1

1545

Leadership

Task Procedure
LM10 Project Rubric

Cadets reviewed the elements of Task Procuder, focusing on the Warning Order and the Operations Order. The Gold Star (LM#10)  leadership project was introduced.

The Platoon Commanders conducted an interactive exercise led by Mr Service to emphasize the following areas of leadership:

CIC

Great Hall

2

1630

Leadership

Leadership Project LM#10

Great Hall

M403.01

Expectation of Team members

M403.02

Select a Leadership Approach

M403.03

Motivate team members

M403.04

Provide Feedback to Team

M403.05

Participate in a mentoring relationship

M403.06

Act as a Team Leader

29 Sept

1

1545

Leadership Module 7

CHAP Training- leadership - Maj McCue , scenarios & in class assignment

CHAP Assignment due by October 7. Cadets must register in turnitin.com in order to submit the work.

Course: 4421096
Password: Goldstar

Assignment due in one week

CO

Great Hall

2

1630

Drill - Change of Command practice

ALL

Flavelle

07 Oct

Stand Down

School break

13 Oct

1

1545

Roll Call

Project Warning orders - all Cadets must complete the
warning order written exercise and submit to turn.it.in.com by 16 October. Follow this template:

 
LM10 Warning Order

All

2

1600

Drill

Change of Command Practice

16 Oct

Drill

48th Highlanders Change of Command Parade

Maj McCue

Gold Rotation Grid 1- each platoon will move through a series of 5 activities listed below

Rotation Week 1

20 Oct

1

1545

M406.01 C406/01

AR Marksmanship

Staff Cadets / RSO

Range

2

1630

Assist the RSO

C306.02 C306.03

Correct errors

Adopt Standing Position

27 Oct

1

Rock Climbing/Water polo

Rotation Week 2

 

Yuell or Pool

2

03 Nov

1

1545

GPP30

LM 8 - "Just You and Me"

Rotation Week 3

CO or designate

DDT

2

10 Nov

Stand Down

School Remembrance Day Service

13 Nov

Parade

48th Regimental Remembrance Day Parade

Gold Cadets & Staff Cadets

17 Nov

1

1545

M404.01

Cadet Fitness Challenge - National ski team strength test

Rotation Week 4 Gym attire

SCdts

Yuell Gym

M404.02

Update Personal Activity plan

SCdts

M404.03

Evaluate Personal Activity Plan

SCdts

24 Nov

1

1545

M407.01

Identify Gold Star Training Opportunities

Rotation Week 5 Include Snr Ldrs C

SCdts

Classrooms

2

1630

M407.03

Identify the Structure of a Cadet Corps

SCdts

01 Dec

Per 1

1545

M409.01 Identify Methods of Instruction

 

Warning Order Template - due at end of class

Assign lesson and review lesson plan format

SCdts

Gold 420.01 and 420.02 plus

Per 2

1630

M409.02 Identify elements of a positive learning environment

 

SCdts

07 Dec

Per 1

1545

M409.03

Describe the Learner Needs

Today we will review more of the Instructional Techniques material in PO409.

Step 1 - (15 min) Review of Silver Class Lessons
Cadets will review the powerpoint material, and the classroom lesson plan template. 

Instructional Techniques powerpoint - review
Lesson Plan Template - review

Step 2 - (15 min) watch the drill mutual video and discuss best practices for teaching drill.
Drill Mutual video - this shows how to teach a proper drill lecture

 

Step 3 - (45 min) complete a drill lesson plan

Each member of your section is to pick one drill lesson from the list. You must read the material in the reference drill handbook and complete the Drill Lesson Template. This will be handed to your Platoon Commander at the end of today's class.

Drill lesson assignment
Drill Manual
Drill Lesson Plan template
Drill Lesson Plan checklist
Drill Lesson Assessment rubric

Each Gold Star will instruct a drill lesson starting in the new year as part of the course assessment.

SCdts

Per 2

1630

M409.04

Explain Assessment

SCdts

15 Dec

COs Parade

Course Instructors - complete assessment form

TBD

12 Jan

Operations Order - in class

Operations Order Powerpoint - you are to complete an individual Ops Order for your leadership project and submit to Turn-It-In.com

Maj McCue Great Hall

19 Jan

1

1545

M409.05

Instruct a 30 min lesson

Rotation Week #1

CIC

420.01

2

1630

cadets teach lesson assigned

19 Jan

1

1545

Leadership Module 9

LM#9 Living in a Fast Paced World

Rotation Week #2

CO

Great Hall

2

1630

26 Jan

1

1545

M408.01

Discuss commanding a platoon on parade

 

Platoon Commanders

M408.02

Identify Parade Sequence

2

M408.03

Command a Squad

M408.04

Inspect a Cadet on parade

REVIEW POWERPOINT

02 Feb

2

1600

Final Test Review

Officers and Faculty

All

09 Feb

Unit Final Test

 

CIC

16 Feb

1

1545

Drill Review & Written Exam Retesting

SCdts and RSM

2

1630

continued

23 Feb

CADET GLC  - all assignments to be completed today.

All Cadets to report in at start

All

Great Hall

01 Mar

COs Parade

Battalion Promotions

CIC

Classrooms