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Information about Hoover Dam

Published on March 13, 2008

Author: lstevens

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Examiners suggests using the five W`s. Who lives there? What is it a picture of? When was it built? Where is this place? Why was it built? You may not be able to answer all five but it does help.

Who lives there?

What is it a picture of?

When was it built?

Where is this place?

Why was it built?

You may not be able to answer all five but it

does help.

With your partner apply the five W`s to this photograph. Allow yourselves 5 minutes Who lives there? What is it a picture of? When was it built? Where is this place? Why was it built?

Who lives there?

What is it a picture of?

When was it built?

Where is this place?

Why was it built?

Possible answers Who – no one except perhaps those who maintain the dam. What – a dam across a deep valley holding back a reservoir, a road runs across the dam. When – dam is modern (20 th century?) Where – a mountainous desert region (no vegetation), land not farmed. Why – to provide a supply of water (desert) or electricity.

Who – no one except perhaps those who maintain the dam.

What – a dam across a deep valley holding back a reservoir, a road runs across the dam.

When – dam is modern (20 th century?)

Where – a mountainous desert region (no vegetation), land not farmed.

Why – to provide a supply of water (desert) or electricity.

Question Using photographic evidence explain why the Hoover dam was built at this location (4). Answer this question avoiding a `so what` answer.

Using photographic evidence explain

why the Hoover dam was built at this

location (4).

Answer this question avoiding a `so what`

answer.

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