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 write a long article or story when we use too many fancy words that don't add meaning to our writing 2. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-ple.mp3Where is your tongue when you say: -ple? at the back of your mouth in the front of your mouth 3. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-flower.mp3This is a popular purple flower. lilac amethyst 4. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-royalty.mp3The color purple is associated with _________ . royalty intelligence 5. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-plum.mp3Why are plums one of my favorite purple fruits? because they taste good inside plum dumplings because I like the color purple 6. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-pur.mp3Where is your tongue when you say: pur-? at the back of your mouth in the front of your mouth 7. 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? George Washington Abraham Lincoln 8. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/purple-pur-ple.mp3What does your tongue do when you say: pur-ple? It moves from the back to the front of my mouth. It moves from the front to the back of my mouth. Time is Up! Time's 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.