This informational article activity is best to be used when reading A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park. The article provides insight into why the tribal fighting got more violent between the Dinka and the Nuer during the Civil War. It is best to be explored after reading Chapter 6 in A Long Walk To Water. This activity includes an article, two gathering evidence charts and a quick write. Entire activity takes about 80 minutes. If your students struggle with close reading and gathering evidence this is a great opportunity to work on those skills!