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"Br" Consonant Blends

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Amy O'Regan

on 4 April 2013

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Consonant Blends By: Chelsea Kowalski
Lindsey Fisher What is a Consonant Blend? A combination of two or more
consecutive consonants, each of which alters its sound slightly
in order to join with other letters. The consonant blend can be at either the beginning of a word or the end of a word. The combination of consecutive consonants are joined with at least
one vowel for consonants
at the beginning or end of the word. I wonder what a consonant blend is.. Student Do YOU know
what a
consonant blend
is? What is a consonant? Consonants are non-vowel letters such as:
(B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z). What are vowels? Vowels in the English language are
A, E, I, O, U (sometimes Y) out of the 26
letters in the alphabet. There are several different types of consonant blends. Some examples are:

bl- br- cl- cr- dr- fl- fr- gl- gr- pl- pr-sc- sk- sl-sm- sn- sp- squ- st- str- sw- tr-

-ct -ft -lb to -lt -mp -nd -ng-nk -nt -pt -sk -sp -st Two books about Consonant Blends http://www.amazon.com/Frail-Snail-Trail-Sounds-Reading/dp/0761342036/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1362770666&sr=8-1&keywords=the+frail+snail+on+the+trail#reader_0761342036 http://www.amazon.com/Stop-Drop-Flop-Slop-Consonant/dp/076134201X/ref=pd_sim_b_2 As you can see there are several blends. Today we are going to focus on one type of blend, "br" blends. Here are some examples:

Cl blend-Cl+own=Clown
Bl blend-Bl+ack=Black
Cr blend-Cr+own=Crown
Squ blend-Squ+int=Squint Examples of "br" blends

Bright, Bra, Bring, Brown, Brain, Brought, Broccoli, Brand, Brut,
Brute, Break, Brace, Brisk, Brush, Broom, Brother, Brag, Brook,
Brail, Braid, Broke, Bribe, Brick, Bride, Bruise, Brutal Can you think of any "br" blends? You're "br"illiant! Consonant Blend Poem

Consonant blends are fun to do.
Read them all with me, won’t you?

Float and flutter in the sun.
Twist and twirl and have some fun.

Dribble and drive down the street.
Crawl and crouch on your own feet.

Swing and swim on the big lake.
Prance on in and bake a cake.

Try to fly up in the sky.
Fry some eggs and ask me why.

Consonant blends can really rock.
Practice them around the clock!
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