Plus Program
P.E. Central Lesson Plan: God Bless the USA Ribbon Routine
Purpose of Activity:
To work on rhythmic movements using a dance ribbon routine.
Suggested Grade Level:
Materials Needed:
One ribbon wand per student (you can make these with dowl rods and flagging tape); One patriotic hat per student (these can be made from posterboard); American Patriot CD by Lee Greenwood
Lesson Plan:
Description of Idea

2x8 = Figure 8 with ribbon in front of body
1x8 = Make a circle above head
1x8 = Make a circle in front
1x4 = Swish straight across in front
1x8 = Make figure 8 with left hand and sway body
1x8 = Make figure 8 with right hand and sway body
1x4 = Swish down at right side, and bring up to right shoulder (on STAND UP)(ribbon is in right hand)
1x4 = Swish down across body and bring up over left shoulder (on NEXT TO YOU) (ribbon is still in right hand)
2x8 = Figure 8 in front
GOD BLESS THE USA = Hold ribbon in right hand and sway quickly overhead.

Repeat from 1st circle

Last time through, take off hats, hold at chest, wave ribbon over head and look up.
Kera Williams who teaches at Fisher Elementary in Pasadena, TX. Posted on PEC: 6/2/2002.
This lesson plan was provided courtesy of P.E. Central (www.pecentral.org).
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