In each of these 18 dictation worksheets, Annoying Aliens have stolen either notes or rhythms to take back to their planet. Students are to listen as either a rhythm or a melody is played and fill in the gaps.
The first dictations have some notes included making this a useful worksheet for early practise of the musical element that is the main focus.
There are 2 main questions making this worksheet suitable for using in at least 2 different lessons.
If you want to do dictations that are more than 4 beats, clap, sing or play more than 1 dictation at a time. E.g. clap/sing/play numbers 1-3 without stopping the beat.
Answers are provided, or you can make up your own dictations by writing your answers on a copy of the worksheet.
In this collection:
- 10 rhythmic dictation worksheets, each one featuring a different rhythm: ta and ti-ti, sa, too, tika-tika, ti-tika, tika-ti, tim-ka, ka-tim, treola (triplet) and syncopa. (The syncopa is the one on 1 beat, i.e. semiquaver, quaver, semiquaver)
- 4 solfa melodic dictation worksheets, each one featuring a different melodic element: so-mi, la, do, fa.
- 4 staff melodic dictation worksheets, each one featuring a different melodic element on the staff: so-mi, la, do, ti.
These worksheets and more can also be found on MySongFile.com