R: consonant clusters Saturday, February 4, 2017 by Eva Easton 2 Comments Consonant Cluster: group of consonants with no vowel between themConsonant clusters appear at the beginning, middle, or end of a syllable.In this lesson: r consonant clusters at the beginning of a word And now it’s your turn.Vocabulary Quiz 1. When we answer the last question, we will be _________ with the quiz.threwthriftythrough2. _________ me the ball. I want to play, too.thriftythrowthrough3. Don't go the _________ way down a one-way street.wrongwritethrough4. Grapes are one type of _________.crumbsfruitspread5. The word "_________" is a synonym for "miser, cheapskate."scribblescrapsscrooge6. Children often draw pictures in school with _________.creamcrumbscrayons7. Some people are _________ when they wake up in the morning; other people are cheerful.scroogegrumpythrifty8. Be careful! Don't _________ the heavy box.drawdropdrive9. _________ is a country in South America.FranceBrazilCroatia10. You have to be _________ to be a lumberjack.thriftythroughstrong11. Don't forget to _________ your teeth before going to bed.spraydrawbrush12. People use a paper _________ to destroy documents in an office.shreddershrubspread 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.