Resources for “The Last Dragon”


This week, we are reading The Last Dragon in our Houghton Mifflin reading anthology.  Here are some resources to increase your comprehension and enjoyment of this reading selection.

Click on “Meet the Author” and “Meet the Illustrator” to learn about the author and illustrator.

Click on Summary to read a summary of the story.

Click on e-Word Game to practice the vocabulary words.

Click on Word Scramble to download,  print, and complete the word scramble (for funny money).

Click on Flashcards to test your understanding of The Last Dragon vocabulary with  online flashcards.

Click on Hangman to play the game with The Last Dragon vocabulary words.

Click on Quiz to take a quiz that prepares you for Friday’s Vocabulary Test.

Click on Test to take our Vocabulary Test.

Click here for our Reading Comprehension / Literary Analysis and Response Test.


20 responses »

  1. When Susan Niho Nunes wrote “The Last Dragon,” Susan Niho Nunes says, she “intended that there be any things going on the story,” and she wanted the illustrations to add.

  2. Susan Miho Nunes is very interested in mix of cultures that make up American life. Her son and nephews share this background as well as different combinations of Jewish, Persian, African American, and American Indian ancestry. Her interest in blended cultures is reflected in Nunes’ book The Last Dragon.

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