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***Music Symbol PNG Files - for Making Worksheets***
» 698.9 KiB - 82,123 hits - 16 April 2013
This zipped file contains a series of picture files of music symbols that you can insert into a Microsoft Publisher/Word document in order to create your own music worksheets.
5FPs & Scales - Patterns of Black & White Keys
» 54.4 KiB - 40,061 hits - 19 February 2013
This set of worksheets is designed to help students as they learn to master their 5-finger patterns (aka pentascales) and scale. Each 5FP/scale has a series of boxes behind it, representing the notes of the 5FP/scale. The student's job is the fill in the boxes that would be black keys on the piano. The goal is for the student to visually memorize the pattern of black and white keys for each 5FP, and this worksheet will help with that. I've made five pages in this pdf: (1) Major 5FPs, in the order of the Circle of 5ths; (2) Major 5FPs, in the order of the scale (C up through B); (3) Minor 5FPs, in the order of the Circle of 5ths; (4) Major Scales; (5) Natural Minor Scales. Click here to read the original blog post about this worksheet.
Five-Finger Pattern Review (# and b keys)
» 248.6 KiB - 33,534 hits - 17 March 2012
This pdf contains a pair of worksheets intended as a review of all the major five-finger patterns (5FPs); however, using the "WWHW" pattern template, students can easily figure out any 5FPs that they might not already be familiar with. This worksheet will help students become more familiar with the accidentals needed for each FFP and what each FFP looks like when played on the keyboard.
Gallery of Music - Symbol Drawing Worksheets
» 1.3 MiB - 56,696 hits - 14 February 2012
This is a set of simple worksheets for having students learn/draw various music symbols. The worksheets can be used singly or in groups, depending on what concepts your students are currently learning. I would encourage students to use colorful crayons to draw the symbols. Please refer to the corresponding blog post for more information. Here are the symbols covered on each page: 1. Quarter, half, dotted-quarter, and whole notes. 2. Quarter, half, dotted-quarter, and whole rests. 3. Single eighth note, beamed eighth notes, eighth rest, and dotted quarter note. 4. Treble clef, bass clef, staff, and grand staff. 5. Barline, double barline, repeat sign, and time signature. 6. Forte, piano, mezzo forte, and mezzo piano. 7. Sharp, flat, natural, quarter note with flat. 8. Slur, tie, staccato, accent.
Hands and Fingers at the Piano
» 55.8 KiB - 34,727 hits - 21 March 2010
In this worksheet, the student is instructed to trace their hands, and label the finger numbers on each finger. Objectives: The student recognizes the left hand versus the right hand; the student learns the abbreviations "LH" and "RH"; and the student understands the fingering numbering system for piano (1-5), for both hands.
Identifying Intervals worksheets
» 39.0 KiB - 17,487 hits - 14 November 2013
This series of interval worksheets are designed to help students learn to recognize intervals on sight, without "counting" between the notes. As students complete the worksheets, they should be encouraged to notice the line/space patterns that result with each interval. E.g., 3rds, and 5ths are similar in that they each result in a "line-to-line" (a line note going to another line note) or a "space-to-space." 2nds and 4ths are similar in that they each result in "line-to-space" or "space-to-line." Click here to read more and to learn about the digital version of this PDF (for use with the iPad and an annotation app such as GoodNotes).
Identifying Space & Line Notes on the Staff worksheets
» 170.6 KiB - 46,685 hits - 12 April 2012
This worksheet introduces the idea of identifying the space notes on the staff using the mnemonics FACE and All Cows Eat Grass. These are the only two mnemonics I use because it's simply too much for most students to try to keep 4 different mnemonics straight! I have found that it's easier for students to remember just two mnemonics and then learn to jump up a step from the nearest space note to identify a line note. Click here to view the original blog post about this worksheet.
Intervals Unison-3rd Worksheet
» 39.0 KiB - 18,569 hits - 27 September 2009
This worksheet is designed to teach/quiz the student in identifying the intervals unison, second, and third, in both treble and bass clefs. The top line of the worksheet gives an example of each type of interval, and the rest of the page is dedicated to quizzing the student on identifying the interval. Look for the worksheet for intervals unison through 3rd.
Intervals Unison-5th Worksheet
» 40.6 KiB - 16,657 hits - 27 September 2009
This worksheet is designed to teach/quiz the student in identifying the intervals unison, second, third, fourth, and fifth in both treble and bass clefs. The top line of the worksheet gives an example of each type of interval, and the rest of the page is dedicated to quizzing the student on identifying the interval. Look for the worksheet for intervals unison through 5th.
Introduction To The Staff Worksheet
» 28.6 KiB - 33,073 hits - 3 April 2011
This worksheet is appropriate for beginners who are ready to be introduced to staff notation. In this worksheet, the student will draw line notes, space notes, treble clefs, bass clefs, and Middle C on both clefs. This worksheet is appropriate for use in both private and group settings.
Key Sigs, Scales, and Chords worksheet set
» 205.5 KiB - 989 hits - 1 January 2000
This worksheet set is about keys signatures, scales, and chords. It contains four pages. These are great for one-on-one lessons as well as for a group setting. For an in-person group setting, you could connect your iPad/computer to a TV or projector to create a virtual whiteboard. Talk through the worksheet and fill in the blanks together. For an online group setting in Zoom, you can have students work together to annotate the sheet. I did this recently with a group and was happy with the result. We talked through the activity together, and I asked students to choose a pen color and each annotate certain parts of the sheet as we went. A colorful version for iPad is also available. Learn more here.
Line & Space Notes Worksheet
» 75.8 KiB - 31,846 hits - 30 October 2012
The Line & Space Notes Worksheet is intended for use with beginner students who are first being introduced to the staff notation. Understanding line and space notes is important not only for understanding how staff notation works in general, but it is also an important pre-cursor for being able to identify intervals accurately by sight. View the original blog post about this worksheet by clicking here.
Listening Sheet for Young Students
» 612.7 KiB - 24,961 hits - 24 April 2012
Here is a listening sheet to use with young beginners. It well help them learn to listen intelligently for things like high/low, fast/slow, and loud/soft sounds. This listening sheet is perfect to use during recital rehearsals where you want students to listen and pay attention as their fellow perform. It is also great for to use during group classes or Preschool Piano camps, when listening to recordings of pieces such as Carnival of the Animals. I recommend laminating or putting the sheet in a plastic sheet protector so students can use a dry erase marker and reuse the sheet. Check out this post to read more.
Matching Staff to Keyboard Worksheets
» 327.4 KiB - 23,644 hits - 5 December 2014
This PDF contains five worksheets that require students to draw a line to match notes on the staff to the corresponding piano key. They are designed to help students gain a stronger sense of correlation between the staff and the keyboard, rather than only identify notes on the staff by letter names. The five worksheets arranged in progressive order by difficulty. The first worksheet uses only the landmark notes Bass F, Middle C, and Treble G. The following worksheets each gradually increase the range of the notes on the staff. Read more here.
Music Keys Printable & Worksheets
» 4.2 MiB - 13,488 hits - 2 August 2013
This pdf contains a music keys printable as well as a series of matching worksheets. The music keys printable is a sheet with 12 images of keys to cut out, designed to be a fun way to quiz or reward students as they learn scales/arpeggios in all keys. The worksheets are a great way to reinforce students' familiarity with key signatures. Read this post to learn more and to see the related digital version for iPad.
Music Theory Review Tests A-J plus TEACHER'S GUIDE
» 1.5 MiB - 28,262 hits - 16 March 2012
This 15-page pdf contains 10 music theory "Review Tests" and a Teacher's Guide. This set of Review Tests was originally created for group keyboard classes of various age groups, but they may easily be adapted for other uses. It is basically a set of progressive worksheets testing in the areas of basic piano skills and music theory. They may work well for group lessons, or just for single students to brush up on their theory skills. Review Test A begins with concepts such as naming the piano keys, quarter/half notes, and knowing piano fingering 1-5. By Review Test J, the concepts include knowing all major and minor pentascales and all the major scales. The Teacher's Guide is a chart that shows what concepts the student must be familiar with in order to successfully complete each Review Test. Click here to view the original blog post about this printable.
Musical Instruments Workbook
» 1.8 MiB - 22,206 hits - 20 October 2011
This 29-page workbook contains coloring pages and blank lines for taking notes for learning about the musical instruments and the musical instrument families. It is ideal for a regularly-meeting group setting, where the teacher can introduce an instrument or two each week. As the students color and take notes, the teacher can play YouTube examples of pieces played by each instrument.
Musical Terms Worksheet #1
» 67.8 KiB - 36,411 hits - 26 September 2010
This worksheet is intended for beginner/early elementary students who have learned basic rhythms and musical terms. The student is instructed to match the musical symbol pictured on the left to each corresponding term on the right. Terms covered include: treble clef and bass clef, basic rhythms (quarter note through whole note), and dynamics (piano through forte).
Musical Terms Worksheet #2
» 72.5 KiB - 29,108 hits - 4 October 2010
This worksheet is intended for elementary level students who have learned basic note values and musical terms. The first section of the worksheet, which is Fill In The Blank, reviews the 10 terms which were introduced in Musical Terms Worksheet #1. The second section, Matching, introduces seven new terms: crescendo, decrescendo, ritardando, barline, double barline, repeat sign, and time signature.
Navigating at the Piano
» 96.4 KiB - 32,326 hits - 17 April 2010
This worksheet is for young beginners who have only just recently been exposed to piano. This worksheet reinforces: (1) recognizing black-key groups of 2 versus 3. (2) finding C on the keyboard, (3) the musical alphabet, (4) finding A-G on the keyboard. This is an excellent worksheet to send home with a young student after their first piano lesson.
Performing at the Piano Worksheet
» 79.2 KiB - 16,332 hits - 28 April 2010
This fill-in-the-blank worksheet is intended to help prepare students for an upcoming recital or other performance by discussing stage presence and performance etiquette.
Piano Finger Bling worksheet
» 204.0 KiB - 13,126 hits - 31 October 2013
This worksheet is for beginner piano students. The worksheet contains outlines of either the RH or a LH with a ring on a random finger. Students are instructed to label each hand as RH or LH and each finger with the ring as #1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. Students love completing this simple worksheet!
Read this post to learn more.
Piano Scavenger Hunt worksheet
» 58.7 KiB - 15,873 hits - 9 May 2014
This simple worksheet about the piano is a great introductory activity for a group class as well as for the private student's first lesson. The student is asked to discover what materials the piano is made of, how many white and black keys there are on the keyboard, which end of the keyboard makes high/low sounds, and more.
Here is the original blog post about this worksheet.
Rollin' Rhythms worksheet activity
» 523.7 KiB - 18,913 hits - 20 March 2012
I was inspired to create this set of worksheets after I saw a math worksheet on Pinterest that involved rolling the dice, recording what was rolled, and adding up the numbers. Here's a musical version! You'll just need to create a rhythm die using a wooden cube or foam cube. Students are instructed to roll the die, write down what they roll, and build measures. If the note they roll is too big to fit in the measure they are working on, they must re-roll until the right one is rolled. When each line is complete, students can clap and count the rhythm to see how it sounds.
Scales & Primary Chords worksheets 1-4
» 221.2 KiB - 18,625 hits - 17 March 2012
This set of worksheets is designed for the intermediate/advanced student who is already familiar with the scales and primary chords for all major keys, and perhaps could use some review in writing them out on the staff. However, this worksheet could also be used during a group lesson while introducing these ideas for the first time.
Sharps & Flats Worksheet
» 141.9 KiB - 19,245 hits - 13 March 2010
In this worksheet, the student will practice drawing sharps and flats, identifying sharped and flatted notes on the staff, and locating sharped and flatted notes on the keyboard. This simple worksheet is a great way to check whether a student understands the concept behind sharps and flats.
Treble & Bass Clef Dot-To-Dot Worksheets
» 68.0 KiB - 33,765 hits - 7 June 2012
To teach my beginner students how to draw and recognize the treble and bass clef, I created this pair of dot-to-dot worksheet for the treble and bass clefs. The dots and numbers are nice and big for little eyes to see. Enjoy!
Treble Clef and Bass Clef Worksheet
» 159.3 KiB - 26,119 hits - 5 March 2012
This worksheet uses dotted lines to teach the student how to draw the treble clef and bass clef. I also included a couple of illustrations in this worksheet showing the development of the clefs over the centuries. Our modern clefs still bear some resemblance to the letters G and F, which can be a helpful tool for students for remembering those landmark notes. Students will find this bit of history interesting and memorable as they learn about the clefs!
Write In The Barlines #1
» 33.4 KiB - 23,899 hits - 28 March 2010
This worksheet is intended for the late elementary / early intermediate level student, to practice understanding the concepts of measures, ties, barlines, and meters in 2/4, 3/4, and 4/4 time.
Write In The Barlines #2
» 32.5 KiB - 16,260 hits - 5 April 2010
This worksheet is intended for the late elementary / early intermediate student, to practice understanding the concepts of measures, ties, barlines, and meters in 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, and 6/8 time.