Social Studies - 2019-20

WG.11 a - Regions and Cities of South and Southeast Asia

The student will analyze the characteristics of the South Asian and Southeast Asian regions by 

a) identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes; 

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

South Asia consists of countries that reach from eastern India to China. Southeast Asian island nations in the Pacific, South Asia, and Southeast Asia are extensions of the Asian continent.

ESSENTIALS

Major regions and countries 

  • South Asia 
    • Pakistan o Nepal o Bangladesh o India 
  • Southeast Asia 
    • Philippines 
    • Indonesia 
    • Thailand 
    • Cambodia 
    • Myanmar (Burma) 
    • Vietnam 
    • Singapore 
Major cities 

  • New Delhi 
  • Mumbai 
  • Bangkok 
  • Islamabad 
  • Manila

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 13, 2018