Social Studies - 2019-20
WG.5 a - Regions and Cities of US and Canada
The student will analyze the characteristics of the regions of the United States and Canada by
a) identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
(moved from WG.4)
Theme: Cooperation & Conflict (Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, Region)
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
The United States and Canada are located on the North American continent.
Canada is located north of the United States of America.
North America includes a variety of
Major regions of the United States
- Northeastern United States
Major regions of Canada
- Atlantic Provinces
- Core Provinces
- Prairie Provinces
- Pacific Provinces and territories
Major cities of the United States
- Washington, D.C.
- New York City
- Los Angeles
Major cities of Canada
- Québec City