Yet More Consonant Blends !

    Sick of consonant blends? I promise you that this is the
    last page. But they are a very important aspect of spelling.
    Use your dictionary to add 3 more words which begin with
    the same consonant blend as each example: 
     
    swindle


    throat


    treasure


    twinkle



    2. Read the following passage aloud and underline the words
    starting with a consonant blend:

    Steven dropped the stick into the stream and watched it
    float under the bridge. He started to cross the road but
    stopped when he heard a squeal of brakes and a tremendous
    crash. Running around the corner he saw that a Ford
    Transit van had plunged down a steep ravine. The driver was
    struggling to climb out but his legs appeared to be trapped
    beneath the steering column.
    "Try to keep still," shouted Steven. "I'll phone the emergency
    services."
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    3. Now memorize the focus words and test yourself on them.

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Focus words

screech

tremendous

plunged

transit

trapped

struggling

treasure

throat

twinkle

swindle