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Ch 3: Scales, Keys & Modes: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The Scales, Keys and Modes unit of this AP Music Theory Homeschool Curriculum course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about musical keys and scales. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our AP Music Theory Homeschool Curriculum course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about scales, keys and modes. There is no faster or easier way to learn about musical keys and scales. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about major keys, minor keys and the different types of musical scales.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a music curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a Scales, Keys and Modes unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Scales, Keys and Modes Unit Objectives:

  • Understand the roles of accidentals, notes, pitch and tonality in scales.
  • Learn to differentiate among the different types of scales.
  • Differentiate between major and minor keys.
  • Find the common key signatures in a major tonality.
  • Discover if all musical pieces have flats and sharps.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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