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 one-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.


24 responses »

  1. I learned that Susan Miho Nunes is very interested in the mix of cultures that make up American life. Nunes, a native of Hawaii and now a resident of California, has Japanese and Portuguese ancestry.

  2. I learned that Chris Soentpiet (pronounced soon-peet) was just 16 when he used watercolors for the first time. Right away, he says, “I knew watercolors were what I wanted to work with…. I loved it.” He was in a high school art class at the time, and he created ten paintings in the class.

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