How to Read Music: Lesson for Kids


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Reading music is like a staircase because:

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1. To read music, we use the staff, which is a set of lines representing:

2. ''Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star'' has a time signature of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to find out how much you know about reading music. Quiz topics include the way reading music is similar to a staircase and what the staff on a sheet of written music represents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these important topics:

  • Time signature of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
  • The type of notes that a certain time signature would need
  • Use(s) for reading music

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson about reading music
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about using a staff to read music
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about time signature and the use/uses for reading music

Additional Learning

Learn more with the accompanying lesson entitled How to Read Music: Lesson for Kids. These important bullet points will be covered as you go along:

  • Importance of understanding math and rhythm
  • A staff explained and pictured
  • Quarter notes