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Handout
Music Fun

Time Signatures

For Students 2nd - 12th
You'll never miss a beat with a resource packet filled with puzzles, quizzes, and activity worksheets that focus on time signatures. Don't quaver or rest until you score this packet.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Syncopated Duet

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students work in pairs to compose a duet (with percussion instruments) that contains syncopated rhythm sequences. Each student will research a piece of music that they feel uses syncopation and will give a persuasive speech to the class.
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Lesson Plan
Skoog Music

St. Patrick’s Day

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Traditional Irish music can bring even the most stoic audience to tears. This St. Patrick's Day, explore the lilting flutes and mournful ballads of the Emerald Isle with a interactive and inspiring music activity.
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Handout
Midwest Clinic

Latin Rhythms: Mystery Unraveled

For Students 6th - 12th
There is an indescrible energy to Latin American music—but if you know your music theory, it's not so indescrible after all. A thorough packet provides definitions for terms like bolero, charanga, shekere, and tumbao before listing...
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Interactive
Hookshot Creative

Compose Your Own Music

For Students K - 12th
Channel the masters with an interactive music composition activity! Learners use the online tool to create their own masterpieces one measure at a time.
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Worksheet
Special needs in Music

Music Work Sheet (Special Ed)

For Students K - 12th
Music is beneficial for all learners. Help your learners with special needs learn about different styles of music, as well as the ways that music is represented on paper, with 30 different worksheets. 
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Handout
Fun Music Company

Completing Measures with Rests

For Students 2nd - 12th
Rests. Eighth rests, quarter rests, and half rests are the focus of a one-page activity that asks music theory students to complete a series of measures with rests and bar lines.
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Handout
Fun Music Company

Note Values

For Students 2nd - 12th
Note values are the focus of a short worksheet that asks young musicians to respond to short-answer questions and to complete a measure with notes of the appropriate value.
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Handout
Fun Music Company

Compound Time

For Students 2nd - 12th
To demonstrate their understanding of simple and compound time signatures, young musicians complete a chart by drawing quarter or dotted quarter notes equal in value to the note groups shown.
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Handout
Fun Music Company

Intervals

For Students 2nd - 12th
As part of their study of intervals, musicians are asked to draw the interval indicated above the notes provided on the worksheet.
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Handout
Fun Music Company

The Harmonic Minor Scale

For Students 2nd - 12th
The harmonic minor scale, including the use of accidentals, is the focus of a one-page worksheet that includes instructional information and practice exercises.
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Handout
Fun Music Company

Transposition

For Students 2nd - 12th
Up a perfect fifth, down an octave. Transposing a piece to suit the range of singers, and instrumentalists, is a key skill musicians must perfect. This worksheet explains how to transpose and gives learners a change to practice.
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Handout
Fun Music Company

Working Out the Key

For Students 2nd - 12th
"Gimme an E minor!" Or any key for that matter. But how do you figure out the key of a piece of music? Here's a activity that shows young musicians three easy steps to help them identify the key of a piece of music.
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Handout
Fun Music Company

Classification of Intervals

For Students 2nd - 12th
Major 2nd, Perfect 4th, Minor 3rd. The number and classification of intervals are the focus of a one-page worksheet that asks musicians to write the intervals above given notes and to indicate the classification of others.
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Organizer
Fun Music Company

Writing Major Scales

For Students 2nd - 12th
Designed as an assessment of understanding, this one-page worksheet asks musicians to demonstrate their understanding of scales by drawing C, G, and F Major scales on the provided staffs. 
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Worksheet
Fun Music Company

The Bass Clef

For Students 2nd - 12th
Every Good Boy, and girl for that matter, will do just fine with this activity as they are asked to correctly trace and then draw bass clefs on the provided worksheet.
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Worksheet
Fun Music Company

The Treble Clef

For Students 2nd - 12th
Gee, your young musicians should have no trouble tracing the treble clefs on this worksheet. Once they have mastered this tricky signature, they place it correctly on a staff.
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Activity
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Curated OER

Treble Clef Quiz Part I: The Basics

For Teachers 4th - 12th
This three-part quiz tests learners knowledge of the treble clef by asking them to name the parts of the treble clef, to write the letter names under the notes represented, and to write the note names on the correct line or space.
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Activity
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Curated OER

Outline: Notes of the Treble Clef Staff

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Score one for test prep. Young musicians are encouraged to create their own mnemonic devices to prepare themselves for a test on the treble clef staff. Using the provided worksheet, individuals record, in order, the names of the lines...
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Activity
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Curated OER

Bass Clef Note Names Test

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Asses your musicians' knowledge of clef note names with a two-page test that asks them to identify the names represented by the nomenclature and then to place a whole note on the line or space that is appropriate for the letter name. 
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Worksheet
Sheet Music

Sheet Music and Fingering: When the Saints Come Marching In

For Students 3rd - 6th
Here is a great resource for all those music teachers! Included are two sets of sheet music, for the songs, "When the Saints Come Marching In" and "Ten Little Indians." Learners are given their own sheet music. They write in which...
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Lesson Plan
VH1

Lesson 4: Behind the Movie Chicago

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The elements of music and journalistic integrity in one lesson; What could be better? The class discusses journalistic approaches to better understand responsible reporting versus sensationalism. They watch the Act One from the film...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

A Guide to Great Home Music Practice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
To be the very best musician one needs to be wiling to practice at home. Here is a handy guide to give your young musicians a leading edge on home music practice. It includes a warm up, cool down, suggestions for setting goals and for...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Missing the Major Scales 2

For Students 6th - 12th
Any musician can tell you, you have to know your scales, key signatures, and notes when reading sheet music. Kids are quizzed on major scales and the notes found with in each scale. They fill in the missing notes and identify each scale.