Grade Levels: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade,
Synopsis: Understanding fractions is an essential skill for playing drums.
Running Time: 3:02 minutes
Common Core State Standards: 4.NF.4c, 7.RP.3,
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Printed music uses special symbols to describe when sounds should be made, how long the sounds should last, and how loud they should be. The language of music relies on an agreed-upon set of numerical values for these symbols, which enables one musician to relay musical ideas to another.