Social Studies - 2019-20
WG.8 a - Regions and Cities of Russia and Central Asia
The student will analyze the characteristics of the Russian and Central Asian regions by
a) identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
(moved from WG.4)
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Asia is the largest continent, covering
one-third of Earth’s land area.
Russia and Central Asia occupy flat
plains that stretch across the western
and central areas, while the southern
and eastern areas are mountainous.
- St. Petersburg