Music Literacy Worksheets
Forms of music literacy in the classroom must address the students' cultural backgrounds, learning styles, and musical goals.
Through the Adapted Guitarist curriculum, you will find materials in the formats of staff, tablature, and chord diagrams. Color coding is available for further support. You can find an explanation of the color code system here.
Find the option below that works best for your student and help them reach their musical goals!
Though Western Staff Notation has become the standard for music education, the guitar lends itself to differentiation when it comes to music literacy.
Choose from the following staff worksheets:
Tab is most common for learning popular music and requires less decoding than staff notation.
Choose from the following tab reference sheets:
*Notes on the Guitar: Color Tab
Chord Diagrams can be differentiated through color coding, or represented in familiar tablature systems..
Choose from the following chord reference sheets:
*Color Coded Standard Chord Diagram
Strings of the Guitar
These worksheets include whole note, half note, and quarter note exercises on each string in literacy formats of staff, color coded staff, tab, color coded tab, and color adapted tab.
Choose from the following reference sheets:
*Notes on the 6th String