Sequencing of Music Instruction


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In musical instruction sequencing, which is MOST likely the first skill to be taught when teaching guitar?

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1. Determine which of the following is the correct sequence to teach the following three individual music skills.

2. Point out the sequence of musical instruction utilized by the great teacher and composer Zoltan Kodaly.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet help you find out what you know about the sequence in which music is taught to students. See if you can explain why it is better to teach musical topics in a particular order.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz questions, you'll assess your understanding of:

  • The reason most instructors prefer to teach sound over sight
  • Ways metronomes can be used in music education
  • The first skill likely taught when learning to play the guitar

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the music instruction sequence used by Zoltan Kodaly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about sight vs sound instruction in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the sequence in which different musical skills should be taught

Additional Learning

To find out more about this type of instruction, review the lesson titled Sequencing of Music Instruction. You will be exposed to concepts like:

  • Solfege
  • Melody and rhythm lessons
  • Common first instruments for students