Geography Cycle 2: Trivium at the Table Placemats - Bookstore FAQ

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Trivium at the Table: Geography, Cycle 2 (SC215)
1. What are the Trivium at the Table: Geography, Cycle 2 placemats?
The placemats are a large-format, laminated version of the maps practiced with the
Foundations geography memory work for Cycle 2.
2. What do the Trivium at the Table, Cycle 2 placemats look like?
Each 11” x 17” placemat is double-sided, so the TWO placemats include all FOUR
maps for the current cycle. High-quality lamination and rounded edges enable young
children to learn geography while they snack and play at home, and tutors can use
them every week in community. One placemat has both blackline master maps. The
other placemat has both color keys. That way, families can look at the key and the
blackline master side by side.
3. Who will use this resource?
Foundations families and tutors.
4. What age(s) is this resource intended for?
Ages 4–12.
5. What is the reading level of this resource?
N/A (minimal text).
6. Which program(s) can use this resource?
Scribblers and Foundations.
7. What Challenge strand (if applicable) is this product used in?
N/A. Would be Debate (geography).
8. How long will it take to use this resource?
Time spent varies. Families can use the resource for their daily geography memory
work review or as memory master prep. Tutors can use the maps in community to
introduce new grammar and review previous grammar.
9. Do students work through the entire resource in one year?
10. What is the cost of this product?

$13.50 per set of two maps.

11. Do families need any additional supplies to be able to use the resource?
12. Can siblings share the resource?
Yes, although families may wish to have copies for each child, particularly if using as
13. Is the resource consumable?
No. The Foundations geography memory work review is primarily done by the “show
me/tell me” method (e.g., “show me Moscow” or “tell me what country this is”),
which does not require writing on the resource. For at-home activities where
children may trace the outlines of countries and continents or label parts of the
world, the laminate is designed to be erasable and reusable.
14. Is there any difficult or dark subject matter?
15. What has changed from the previous edition?
This new version corrects errors in the first printing, including inaccurate borders
and missing labels, and removes non-memory work labels. See errata sheet for
16. Does this replace another product or resource?
N/A (second printing).
17. How is this product used in community?
Tutors can use the maps in community to introduce new grammar and review
previous grammar using the “show me/tell me” method.
18. When will the product be available?
The product will be available in early 2022, in time for 2022 academic year product
19. What language is this product being released in?
20. Is this a required resource?


21. Will the previous edition continue to be available/useable?
Yes. The corrections are minor and should not prevent families from using the older
22. What sources were consulted for this resource?
b. Other sources include those consulted for Exploring the World through
Cartography by Classical Conversations MultiMedia:
• Metcalf, Jonathan, Liz Wheeler, Andrew Macintyre, and Simon Mumford, ed.
Compact World Atlas, fifth ed. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2012. Print.
• "Methodology." United Nations Statistics Division. Accessed 10/7/16 from
• "North America: Physical Geography." National Geographic. Accessed 2016
geography/ NOAA.
• "How Many Oceans Are There?" National Ocean Service website. Accessed
• Student Atlas of the World. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society,
2005. Print.
• Turnbull, Stephanie, and Helbrough Emma. The Usborne Internet-Linked
Children's World Atlas. London: Usborne Pub Ltd, 2005. Print.
• U.S. Geological Survey. "Map Projections." 1993. U.S. Geological Survey.
• Watson, James Wreford, Paul F. Hoffman, Wilbur Zelinsky, and Randall J.
Schaetzl. "North America." 2/12/21. Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed 2016
• "The World Factbook - Explore All Countries." Central Intelligence Agency.
9/8/21. Accessed 3/30/17 from
23. Does this resource contain religious material?
Yes. The placemats quote Scripture regarding the sovereignty of God over the planet
(see 1 Samuel 2:8).
24. If Scripture is used, which version of the Bible?

The King James Version.

25. If this resource is a new edition, will a comparison sheet be provided on the bookstore
An errata sheet for the previous printing is available on the bookstore, listing what

has been corrected in this printing.

posted 3/2022

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