Let’s Learn Scales

  Printable Keyboard (for Scales F-B) C Scale Keyboard (New) Last year I posted a game, the Whole Half Step Game, that I developed to construct scales on the piano keyboard. Recently, I made a paper keyboard using the same colors as the game so it will be a set. Students often have trouble transferring knowledge […]

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Write Your Own Scale Fingering

Blank 2 Octave Keyboards – Blank keyboards in color and grayscale, to write any 1 or 2 octave scale. Number the Major Scales – Two octave keyboards with dots on the keys to write the major scale fingering. Number the Harmonic-Minor Scales – Same as above, but using harmonic minor scales. It’s been a while since I’ve posted, […]

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Fishy Scales Revised

Fishy Scales Several years ago I posted these cute fish as a motivation for my younger students to learn scales. Another teacher gave me the idea, and it has proved to be lots of fun and very motivating for my elementary students. There are two colors of fish, one for major and one for minor. […]

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Fishy Scales

Fishy Scales Arlene sent me a great idea to keep track of scales students learn. I already had these fish drawn, so for her idea, I just drew in the “fish scales” and the place for the student name. I tried to draw the fish to be easy to cut out. Younger students love this! […]

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