Writing out rhythms, patterns, exercises, etc. can be done efficiently using three lines...Two styles in the literature are narrow and wide. See below for an example of using 3 W i d e L i n e s ...
3 - Lines Wide
Three Lines Wide
The 9 notation styles shown here have been innovated by authors/teachers over the past several decades. When using specialized stationery, it often helps students to learn easier. Extra lines can be distracting...small note heads may not be large enough or clear enough to help the student.
All 10 styles of notation paper templates available for $4.98
(9 varieties plus common music paper)
Making the above notation lines available to teachers and students began in the early 1980s under the name... Drum-Write ™. Packages were printed and shipped. Since the advent of the World Wide Web, printing & shipping are no longer necessary. Click for a free sample to see the quality of the notation paper. Go to download page HERE