This exercise combines whole notes with half notes. We know by now that a whole note gets four beats and that a half note gets two. For this exercise, we will strum the C chord on the 1st beat and hold it for a count of four. The, in measure two we will strum the C chord on the 1st and 3rd beats. We’ll repeat the same strumming pattern in measures 3 and 4 using the G chord.