What is "Musicianship Monthly?" Each month, I share links to free resources you can use to focus on a specific musicianship skill with your students. (Want to see past skills we have covered? Click HERE!)
This month, we will be practicing the basics of music notation! I am sharing several free worksheets that will help students become pros at drawing clefs, time signatures, and notes on the staff.
Keep reading for your free notation worksheets!
These "Notation Station" worksheets will help give your students practice with those skills, and more! Click on the images below to download your free notation worksheets.
- Musical Jumbles: students unscramble and re-write measures from familiar songs.
- Landmark Note Worksheets: students practice identifying and drawing landmark notes on the staff. 3 sets of worksheets: Set 1, Set 2, Set 3.
- Roll the Dice Intervals: students practice drawing intervals up to a sixth on the staff.
- There are also 10 free composition worksheets on the "Free Stuff" section of my website that give students practice notating melody and/or harmony on the staff. (Scroll down to "Improv, Composition, and Theory Worksheets.")
What do you think? How do you teach the basics of music notation to your students? I would love to hear your ideas in the comments!