Editable Tempo Assessments for Music – music assessments – music tests

These editable black and white, half-page music assessments are a quick and easy way to find out what your elementary music students know about tempo in music. They are formatted with iconic representations, standard tempo 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

  • steady beat versus no steady beat (visual representation)
  • fast/slow (visual representation)
  • fast/medium/slow (written terms)
  • presto, allegro, andante largo (matching)
  • three spaces of fill-in-the-blank
  • six spaces of fill-in-the-blank
  • tempo choice for situations (rocking a baby to sleep)
  • tempo guide: grave, largo, lento, adagio, andante, moderato, allegro, vivace, presto

✅ 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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