**Reading and writing fill in the blanks practice exercise. Below is text with blanks. Choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.**

Stuck on a tricky math problem? Start clapping. Grade school kids who learned about fractions through a (1) ……………………….. curriculum outperformed their peers in traditional math classes. The work is in (2) ……………………… Studies in Mathematics. (3) ………………………. help to divide up a measure of music into notes of varying length. For instance , one four-beat measure could contain a single whole note held for all four beats, two half notes of two beats apiece, four quarter notes of a beat each, and so on. In the (4) ……………………… Music program, based on the Kodaly method of musical (5) ………………………, students clap, drum and chant to (6) ……………………… the lengths of musical notes and then solve the problems in which fractional notes must add up to a full measure of music. Sixty-seven students participated in the study. Only half did math problems using the Academic Music system. And after six weeks, the students in the music program (7) ……………………… 50 percent higher on tests than did the kids in regular math class.

**(1) operate, taped, rhythm-and-music-based, tamed
(2) Educational, Sensational, Untraceable, Nonrepresentational
(3) Injunctions, Shambles, Gunners, Fractions
(4) Sadistic, Academic, Asymmetric, Antiseptic
(5) education, capitulation, appropriation, nation
(6) delights, memorize, ionize, criticize
(7) translucence, pretended, averaged, exudence
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