What is a Tribal Government?

How are tribal governments similar to local or state governments? After reading a short article on tribal governments, individuals draw evidence from the provided article to respond to this reading comprehension question.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the tribal governments of Native American groups in their area 
  • Model for class members how to use a Venn diagram to organize their response
Classroom Considerations

  • The sixth in a series of 12 reading comprehension exercises

In addition to acting as a skill-building exercise, the activity provides, what to many, will be new information


  • No answer key is provided