Consonant blends or clusters are two or more consonants together in which each consonant is pronounced, with no vowel sounds in between them. Beginning consonant blends are also called initial consonant blends.
Broth, crack, drum, frog, pram, grip and trek etc. are r blend words with an initial r consonant blend. You can see ‘br cr dr fr gr pr tr’ appear at the beginning of the words.
I also have a detailed pack for reading r blend words. It is an ideal pack to introduce ‘r-blend words.’
In this post. we will be reading r blend sentences.
Children usually miss one of the sounds from the blend. ‘trip’ is sometimes pronounced or written as ‘tip’ or ‘drip’ is written ‘dip.’
To practice r-blends words in detail, go here. You will get 7 free worksheets that are ideal for introducing the r blend. Do practice those worksheets before attempting these blends sentences worksheets.
The r blend sentences are very simple and are complemented with pictures. I have mostly used short vowel words. Read the sentences and match them to the pictures.
You can also have children highlight the ‘dr’ words. It helps register the sound.
This sentence pack can also be used for revisiting r blends.
The above r blend sentences are for the gr blend. You will also come across a few challenging short vowel words like graph or wrist. I have a ‘Read, match and paste activity pack for r blend words’ which is a great way to increase vocabulary and read r blend words along with pictures.
I have also created these mini reading sheets where you will find all the seven ‘br cr dr fr gr pr tr’ words sentences on two A4 sheets. It is included in the pack.
This r blend sentences pack is free for subscribers to download.