R: 1-syllable words Saturday, February 4, 2017 by Eva Easton 4 Comments R is the king of consonants. It can make vowels disappear.What happens to vowels in 1-syllable words + r? And now it’s your turn.Spelling QuizFill in the blank with the correct missing letter. 1. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-far.mp3How f___r away is your school? Is it a long way? a e i o u ea 2. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-early.mp3"___rly to bed and ___rly to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise." Benjamin Franklin a e i o u ea 3. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-bird.mp3The b___rd is sitting on the branch of a tree. a e i o u ea 4. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-heard.mp3I h___rd that you got a new job. Is that true? a e i o u ea 5. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-fork.mp3To eat corn on the cob, you don't use a knife and f___rk. a e i o u ea 6. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-sir.mp3How can I help you, s___r? a e i o u ea 7. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-her.mp3H___r car is parked around the corner. a e i o u ea 8. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-verb.mp3The v___rb "to be" is common in English. a e i o u ea 9. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-learn.mp3Where did you l___rn to speak English so well? a e i o u ea 10. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-work.mp3What time do you have to go to w___rk? a e i o u 11. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-born.mp3Where were you b___rn? a e i o u ea 12. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/R-1-barn.mp3The cat likes to sleep in the b___rn on top of some hay. a e i o u ea 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.