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. Grapes are one type of _________. fruit crumbs spread 2. People use a paper _________ to destroy documents in an office. spread shredder shrub 3. The word "_________" is a synonym for "miser, cheapskate." scribble scraps scrooge 4. _________ me the ball. I want to play, too. throw thrifty through 5. You have to be _________ to be a lumberjack. strong through thrifty 6. _________ is a country in South America. France Brazil Croatia 7. Be careful! Don't _________ the heavy box. drive draw drop 8. When we answer the last question, we will be _________ with the quiz. thrifty through threw 9. Don't go the _________ way down a one-way street. through write wrong 10. Some people are _________ when they wake up in the morning; other people are cheerful. scrooge thrifty grumpy 11. Children often draw pictures in school with _________. crumbs crayons cream 12. Don't forget to _________ your teeth before going to bed. brush spray draw 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.