wonder word: purple Sunday, April 25, 2021 by Eva Easton Leave a Comment R is the king of consonants. It can make vowels disappear.In this video, you can learn the secret of the word purple. Now it’s your turn.The Secret of Purple 1. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-prose.mp3What is purple prose?when we use too many fancy words that don't add meaning to our writingwhen we write a long article or story2. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-plum.mp3Why are plums one of my favorite purple fruits?because they taste good inside plum dumplingsbecause I like the color purple3. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-pur-ple.mp3What does your tongue do when you say: pur-ple?It moves from the front to the back of my mouth.It moves from the back to the front of my mouth.4. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-heart.mp3Who established the Purple Heart award for U.S. military who are wounded or die in the line of duty?Abraham LincolnGeorge Washington5. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-flower.mp3This is a popular purple flower.lilacamethyst6. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-ple.mp3Where is your tongue when you say: -ple?in the front of your mouthat the back of your mouth7. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-royalty.mp3The color purple is associated with _________ .royaltyintelligence8. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-pur.mp3Where is your tongue when you say: pur-?at the back of your mouthin the front of your mouth Time is Up! The Secret of R: 1-syllable wordsunstressed r = /ɚ/ (part 1)unstressed r = /ɚ/ (part 2)consonant clustersdisappearing vowelsmy classroom worksheets at the bottom of this page Tell your friends. Share this lesson.