Worksheets & Handouts

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THE PENTASCALE

Half steps, whole steps and Pentatonic Do

Do-Mi-Sol on D

Pentascales: major starting on white notes

Pentascales: minor starting on white notes

Pentascales: major starting on black notes

Pentascales: minor starting on black notes

Feeling Centered in the Scale: 1-4-5-THE-END

Play that Tune — transposing (Other tunes to try: Happy Birthday, Christmas tunes)

OUTSIDE THE PENTASCALE

The 6th Note of the Scale: Twinkle and Creepy Twinkle

Fifths and Sixths

“Filled in” sixths

CREATIVITY

Explore!

OCTAVE SCALES

Octave Scales, Group 1: C Major is Queen

  • (Almost) all the white note scales, Major and Minor: C, G, D, A, E

Octave Scales, Group 2: All the Black Keys

  • MAJORS: B, Gb and Db
  • MINORS: Ebm, Abm and Bbm

Octave Scales, Group 3: Doing It’s Own Thing

  • MAJORS: Ab, Eb, Bb and sort of F

Octave Scales, Group 4: Black Key Minors

Playing the Circle of 4ths: How to Play Any Standard, Step 1 (How Major Chords Move)

Playing the Circle of 4ths: How to Play Any Standard, Step 2 (How Chords Move Within a Key)

Reading Music

Note Reading: steps, clefs and spaces

Note Reading: Do and La positions

Note Reading: blank worksheet

LARGE STAFF: blank piano staff, treble and bass clef

LARGE STAFF: blank, no clefs

Print your choice of clefs, staff size etc from here (leaves this website)