Social Studies - 2019-20

WG.12 a - Regions and Cities of East Asia

The student will analyze the characteristics of the East Asian region 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

The physical landscape of East Asia includes peninsulas and archipelagos. 

ESSENTIALS

Major countries 

  • Mongolia 
  • China (People’s Republic of China) 
  • Japan 
  • Taiwan (Republic of China) 
  • North Korea 
  • South Korea 

Major cities 

  • Tokyo 
  • Beijing 
  • Shanghai 
  • Hong Kong 
  • Seoul

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 13, 2018