So I had my first lesson at a local guitar store and I have a few questions. Here is basically what we went over.

Chords: C / Am / Em / G and the variants of those such as Cmaj 7th Cadd9, Asus2 etc but focused on C / Am / Em.

He wanted me to do a basic song with those three chords of C x4 Am x4 Em x8 but also wanted me to explore adding single notes in the Em Scale. Im having trouble adding the notes within the scale and making it sound right could anyone give any suggestions?
Practice. Sorry, there isn't any special secret that will give you the ability, you just have to play and play and experement until you reach the result you're looking for. Pay attention to which key you're in, that could be part of the problem, but essentially just noodle around until the notes start sounding better.
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well you could arpeggiate the Em chord... or string skip to get the specific notes you want

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