Lesson Plan: Hunter's ROTC
Time: 1 hour
In this lesson plan students will analyze the role of the Hunter’s ROTC as well as underground recruitment in the Philippines’ resistance against Japanese forces. This lesson plan is structured around the “5 E Method”: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate and Evaluate. Information on the Hunter’s ROTC can be found through Pacific Atrocities Education or the book Philippines' Resistance: The Last Allied Stronghold in the Pacific.
Students will answer the following questions based on the image provided.
Students will be given background on the Hunter’s ROTC and their role in the Raid of Los Banos.
Students will share in a class wide discussion some of the points that were brought up in their small groups.
In a brief paragraph, explain why you think it is important, or not important, to learn about resistance groups like the Hunter’s ROTC.
Students will answer the following reflective questions to demonstrate their knowledge of the Hunter’s ROTC, as well as their ability to think critically about hypothetical situations.