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Prep 2 Rudiments may be completed together with the UMT Supplemental Workbook Levels.

LEVEL 2 Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed with the PREP 2 Rudiments.

LEVEL 3 Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed after both PREP 2 and LEVEL 2.

Supplemental Books include Melody Writing, History & Much More!

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Prep 2 Rudiments Workbook

Prep 2 Rudiments Lesson Plans

The second in the beginner music theory series is the Prep 2 Rudiments Workbook.  The matching Answer Book with hand-written answers is a convenient resource for quick, easy and accurate marking.

The Prep 2 Rudiments Workbook continues developing a solid foundation in theory for the beginner music theory student. It is important for your younger student to be able to read and complete the homework assignments on their own.

Prep 2 Rudiments Workbook includes these exclusive BONUS features:

  • 80 Ultimate Music Theory Flashcards - Vocabulary, Musical Signs, Rhythm and more! Use the Flashcards for one min. “EASY” review of terms and definitions learned in the previous classes.
  • Ultimate Music Theory Guide & Chart - convenient summary to review concepts. Memory Joggers that benefit all learning styles.
  • 12 Comprehensive Review Tests - support retention of concepts learned in previous lessons.

Lesson #1 – The Grand Staff, Landmarks & Ledger Lines

Lesson #2 – Note and Rest Values & Intervals

Lesson #3 – Simple Time

Lesson #4 –Semitones, Whole Tones & Accidentals

Lesson #5 – Major: Pentascales, Scales & Circle of Fifths

Lesson #6 – Minor: Pentascales, Scales & Circle of Fifths

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 Lesson #7 – Key Signatures

 Lesson #8 – Key Signatures on the Grand Staff

 Lesson #9 – Major Triads – Solid & Broken

 Lesson #10 – Harmonic Minor Scales

 Lesson #11 – Melodic Minor Scales

 Lesson #12 – Analysis & Musical Terms


Prep 2 -  Lesson Plans

Prep 2 Rudiments Lesson Plans – After successfully completing the Prep 1 Rudiments workbook, students are ready for the beginner music theory Prep 2 Rudiments Workbook. Teaching young students or teaching adults, a beginner still needs to have a step-stone method approach to laying down a solid foundation in learning music theory.

Prep 2 Rudiments Lesson Plans will help you teach students of all learning styles: Visual, Auditory or Kinesthetic. Teaching requires an understanding of not only your students individual learning style, but also how to teach to each individual students learning style..

UMT Tips are in each lesson plan. When we use lesson plans we have the road map to successful teaching. Enjoy your road trip into Prep 2 Rudiments!

Prep 2 Rudiments Lesson Plans include these 6 Tips and MUCH more!

  1. Game Ideas for using the time saving Ultimate Music Theory Whiteboards. No more drawing 5 lines on a piece of paper!
  2. Sight Reading skills build confidence.  At the keyboard, play patterns (same, step and skip) and identify the distance and directions.
  3. Ear Training develops listening skills. At the keyboard, play melodies and have students identify dynamics and articulation.
  4. How to teach Simple Time using the exclusive UMT symbols for understanding rhythm. The Plus + sign and the Tilde ~ sign help you understand pulse (Strong, weak and Medium).
  5. Game Ideas for using the 80 Flashcards. How to play SLAP – a super fun Flashcard Game that your students will love to play.
  6. How to write Pentascales on the Whiteboard and play “1-2-3 Reveal”.
Tips for Theory Exam Preparation

Lesson Plans for the Prep 2 Rudiments Workbook are divided into 24 Classes. Private lessons may be 15 – 20 min. Group lessons may be 30 – 60 min.

Each class of the 24 Prep 2 Rudiments Lesson Plans outline the:

  • Lesson – Conveniently mapped page numbers for each class.
  • Concepts – Breakdown of theory lesson presented in each class.
  • Teaching Tips – Creative ideas for easy, fun classes that save you time.
  • Homework – Assignment to be completed for successful learning.

Prep 2 - Exam and Answer Pages

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Free Music Theory Exam and Answers, for each level, are provided for you to help your students prepare for Examinations. The Ultimate Music Theory Team is here to make your learning and teaching experience fun, easy and empowering!

Use the FREE Music Theory Exams to evaluate your students level of knowledge. These Practice Exams build knowledge and confidence. Download the exam AND answer pages today!

BONUS – Each exam includes 10 Tips for the Way to Score Success!

The Preparatory Rudiments Exam Answer Pages provide quick, easy and accurate marking. Spend more time teaching – And less time marking exams.


Prep 2 - Certificate of Achievement

Prep 2 Rudiments Certificate of AchievementNow that you have completed the Prep 2 Workbook, present your student with the Prep 2 Rudiments Certificate of Achievement.

Download their Certificate, Personalize it, Print it and Present it.

Goal Setting is the greatest motivation for achievement. Set goals for each lesson as you work through the Ultimate Music Theory Workbook Series. Celebrate each accomplishment. Upon completing each workbook, celebrate with the Certificate of Achievement.


Ultimate Music Theory Prep 2 Student Pack

Prep 2 Music Theory Student Pack is the Way to Score Success!

This all-in-one Prep 2 Music Theory Student Pack contains everything you need!

  • Workbook (9 X 12) coil bound - includes 80 Free Flashcards
  • Small Whiteboard (11 x 16) - dry-erase marker and dry-eraser
  • Keyboard/Circle of Fifths Ruler - clips inside the workbook
  • Tote Bag (18 x 14) - Perfect size for your Workbook, Flashcards, Whiteboard, Ruler and more!

Ultimate Music Theory App - UMT

Use the  Ultimate Music Theory Theory Flashcards App – with 6 Subjects and Over 7000 Flashcards including audio!

  • LEARN FASTER – Use on any device, phone, tablet, computer
  • EXPLORE – Identify written & audio notation
  • PLAY – Sight Reading and Ear Training Games and much More!

Students will LOVE hearing exact pitch and pronunciation of terms.

Students will be INSPIRED to use their imagination while building a foundation in Ear Training and Sight Reading.

The One and ONLY Music Theory App & Matching Workbook!


Although thousands of hours are spent writing and proofing each book in the Ultimate Music Theory Series of Workbooks and Answer Books, sometimes printing and proofing errors occur.

The Prep 2 Rudiments Errata Pages show corrections for the Ultimate Music Theory Prep 2 Rudiments Workbook and Answer Book.

Download Prep 2 Rudiments Errata Pages – Workbook and Answer Book


These Resources are organized here for your convenience.  If you have any requests, questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

We'd love to hear from you!  The GSG MUSIC Team.

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