Editable Dynamic Assessments for Music – music assessments – music tests

These editable music assessments are a quick and easy way to find out what your elementary music students know about dynamics in music. They are formatted with iconic representations, standard dynamics vocabulary, and fill-in-the-blank answers, which makes them perfect for a wide variety of ages and skill levels in elementary music.


✅ Editable PDF ✅




10 editable assessments

  • loud/soft (visual representation)
  • forte/piano (written & visual representation)
  • soft/medium soft/medium loud/loud (written & visual representation)
  • p/mp/mf/f (written)
  • crescendo/decrescendo (written & visual representation)
  • six spaces of fill-in-the-blank
  • matching dynamics to definition
  • dynamics guide: pianissimo, piano, mezzo piano, mezzo forte, forte, fortissimo, crescendo, decrescendo

✅ Editable PDF makes it easy to customize for different students, skill levels, and grades



  • Directions for using the assessments are included in the download

Suggestions for Use

  • formative assessments
  • exit tickets
  • part of summative assessments


Why Your Students and You Will Love This Resource

  • Half-page assessments save paper
  • Black and white format is ink-friendly
  • Short assessments save time
  • clear, concise questions avoid any confusion
  • question format makes it so that you can use any musical example you want

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