Social Studies - 2019-20

WG.13 a - Regions and Cities of Australia and Pacific Islands

The student will analyze the characteristics of the Australian and Pacific Islands 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

The Australian and Pacific Islands regions have vast and diverse landforms, resources, people, cultures, and economies.

ESSENTIALS

Major countries 

  • Australia 
  • New Zealand 

Major cities 

  • Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) 
  • Sydney 
  • Auckland

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 13, 2018