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Bass and Treble Clef Theory

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
For beginners to music theory, these seven worksheets outline reading sheet music, the difference between bass and treble clef staffs, and basic music nomenclature.
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West Side Shifts

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Combine math, language arts, music, and dance with an activity focused on "America" from West Side Story. After listening to the song, learners compare the film to Romeo and Juliet, analyze the song's meter, design choreography, plan...
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Treasure Island Clues: Intervals

For Students 2nd - 12th
You may know about A, B, and C, but now you can include "arrrrr" to the list of music notes to practice! Here is a fun pirate-themed activity in which young musicians determine the intervals of various notes in the treble clef to work...
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Lesson 5: Note Reading Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
Every good boy [and girl] will do fine with this worksheet that identifies the treble clef and bass clef space and line notes, and then asks young musicians to identify the notes pictured on the provided clefs. Great big dragons fly...
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Identifying Major and Minor Triads 1

For Students 3rd - 6th
Here's a major and minor triads worksheet that asks young musicians to name the root, third, and fifth notes and the chord the notes produce.
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Note Naming Worksheet 1

For Students 3rd - 6th
Can you name this note? Young musicians are asked to name each of the notes pictured on a music worksheet and then to place these notes on a staff.
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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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Music and Math: The Genius of Beethoven

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Math will resonate with your young artists and musicians when they learn that a mathematical formula describes a musical sound that is pleasing to our ears. Beethoven uses the certainty of mathematics to convey emotion and creativity. In...
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Bat Trails: Music Symbols

For Students 2nd - 8th
Whether written for Therese, Elisabeth, or for Juliane, young music theory students will enjoy pursuing the clues hidden in music symbols that indicate who wrote "Fur Elise."
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Treasure Island Clues

For Students 2nd - 12th
In order to answer a music trivia question, young musicians must count the number of ties in a melody, name the final note, and use these clues to spell out Charlie Parker's nickname. This activity is not for the birds.
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Completing Measures with Rests

For Students 2nd - 12th
Rests. Eighth rests, quarter rests, and half rests are the focus of a one-page instructional activity that asks music theory students to complete a series of measures with rests and bar lines.
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Treasure Island Clues: Scales

For Students 2nd - 12th
Which Beatle received the most fan mail? To answer this music trivia question, young musicians must employ their knowledge of scales, key signatures, and leading notes to find the letters that spell out the name of one of the famous mop...
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Code Breaking with Music Symbols Representing Letters

For Students 2nd - 12th
Navajo code talkers beware! These kids use music symbols to break the codes and find both the question and the answer to a music trivia question.
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Treasure Island Clues: Rhythm

For Students 2nd - 12th
Designed for rhythm level 1, the two games in this packet ask young musicians to identify the number of beats represented by a series of notes and notations, and then to use those numbers to answer a music trivia question.
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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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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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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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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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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 activity explains how to transpose and gives learners a change to practice.
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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 worksheet that shows young musicians three easy steps to help them identify the key of a piece of music.
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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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Relative Major and Minor

For Students 2nd - 12th
It's all relative. Young music theorists are asked to count to three and identify the relative major and minor keys of keys that share the same signature.
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Musical Terms for the Digital Age

For Students 2nd - 6th
Young musicians must unscramble music expressions and then use the key pad from a digital keyboard to answer a music trivia question.
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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.