History & Heritage Assignments

 

Assignment 1

Goal

Learn about a veteran

Assignment

Learn about a veteran who served in any conflict.  You can do this by listening to/viewing one of the veteran interviews on the resources page, or interview a relative/neighbor who served in any conflict.

Performance Task

Short (2-3 min) presentation to your squad about your veteran.  Use Google Slides or MS Powerpoint to present your information.

 

Each squad discusses this question: “What can we learn from these veterans?”

Section Leaders

Section leaders schedule a section meeting anytime during the week of 1Jun.  

 

Zoom sessions to be recorded

 

Deadline:  9Jun

Section leaders report back to LPO with list of veterans “interviewed” and cadet reactions.

 

Assignment 2

Goal

Learn about WW2 surrenders in Europe and Japan

Assignment

As a section, choose a recommended movie from the resources page and watch it (separately, on your own time). Then discuss within the section, and help section leader prepare presentation for all hands meeting.

Performance Task

Each section will meet and discuss the movie they chose.  Prepare a short presentation for the whole band that includes a summary of the movies and short overview of what their reactions were.

Section Leaders

Choose movie & discuss within your section. Section leaders should schedule a Zoom meeting to discuss and also prepare a 10 minute presentation on the movie and their section’s reactions.


 Be prepared to present at 14Jun all-hands meeting

 

Assignment 3

Goal

Learn about military music

Assignment

Review some of the sources linked on the resource page. Find a musical excerpt you enjoy, and send it to your section leader for discussion at the next meeting.

Performance Task

Record yourself playing your excerpt. Write or record an introduction that explains the historical context and why you chose this excerpt..

Section Leaders

No section leader task this week

 

Assignment 4

Goal

Learn about famous Navy names

Assignment

NSCC division and Navy ships 

are often named for people.  Choose one of those people and learn about them. (Find lists of USNSCC units and Navy ships on the Resources page)

Write a small summary of their story. Send 5 bullet points about your person to  INST Donald by Thurs 25Jun

Performance Task

All hands meeting 1600 27Jun 

 

Team competition:  Kahoot quiz on famous Naval personnel

Section Leaders

No section leader task this week

USNSCC BAND OF THE WEST

commissioned 2013