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For Grades 5-12

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An Award-Winning Product at an Award-Winning Price!

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to present a GroupBuy exclusive for the award-winning geography curriculum classic, Mapping the World By Heart, from FableVision Learning.

When it was first released, Mapping the World by Heart was awarded the "Breaking the Mold" Award by the U.S. Department of Education. It has been through nine complete revisions, and is updated regularly.

What's more, as part of a SPECIAL CATEGORY PROMOTION at the Co-op, place your order before the expiration date shown above and you'll get 250 Bonus SmartPoints.

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Fun, Memorable Geography

If you placed blank sheets of paper in front of your students, could they draw a detailed map of the entire world? It may seem hard to believe, but after exploring the innovative Mapping the World by Heart curriculum, students can have a comprehensive knowledge of geography that allows them to map the world entirely from memory!

Designed for grades 5-12, Mapping the World by Heart includes a set of maps and a comprehensive teacher's guide that makes it easy to integrate lessons and activities into any class's existing curriculum. Combining memorization with the real use of knowledge, practice, mnemonics, large and small group activities, and games, Mapping the World by Heart seeks to inspire students to study -- and love -- geography.

  • Teaches students to draw -- entirely from memory -- detailed world maps including the names, borders, mountain ranges, rivers, and major cities of more than 190 countries.
  • Can get students excited about geography and encourages them to think globally.
  • Promotes positive interactions and collaboration, both in small group work and as a class.
  • Provides flexible lessons you can easily integrate into your existing curriculum.
  • Gives students a constructive goal to work towards all year long.

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Shipping Note: International orders and Additional Map Sets ordered will incur a shipping charge. See below for details.

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  1. Get more information about Mapping the World By Heart:
    • Watch the introduction at the of this page. (If you have trouble viewing it here, you can watch it here.)
    • Visit the product page on the FableVision website
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    • Shipping: Shipping is by USPS Media Mail, and is included free of charge for U.S. addresses (including territories and AFO/FPO addresses). Shipping to Canadian addresses is $18.00, and all other international addresses is $32.80. This is a 3 lb. product, including 200 pages of teacher materials, 17 large format maps, and binder. Additional Map Sets incur a $1.50 surcharge per set ordered, up to 3 additional sets.
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Designed for grades 5-12, Mapping the World by Heart includes a set of maps and a comprehensive teacher's guide that makes it easy to integrate lessons and activities into any class's existing curriculum.

Combining memorization with the real use of knowledge, practice, mnemonics, large and small group activities, and games, Mapping the World by Heart inspires students to study and love geography.

PRODUCT INCLUDES:

  • Comprehensive Teacher's Guide

    • Detailed lesson plans and reproducibles for students.

      Sample of Year Long Agenda
      Sample Lesson

    • Three new supplements for teachers who wish to focus on a special area -- Mapping Canada by Heart, Mapping the U.S. by Heart, and Mapping Mexico by Heart.

  • Reproducible desk-outline maps, 11 x 17 inches

    • 10 regional maps (Canada, U.S., Mexico, Central America, South America, Africa, Europe, Eastern Europe and North Asia, South Asia, Oceania).
    • 7 World maps -- blank grids and filled-in outline maps of the world in each of three projections -- Mercator, Robinson, and Equirectangular.

  • NEW 8.5 x 11 inch maps for the appendices

    • 8 new maps include blank grids and filled-in outline maps for the United States, Mexico, Canada, and North America.

    You will need to provide your students with one atlas per student or per group of students who are working together; also, other handy reference tools include a globe, and one or more copies of almanacs (such as The World Almanac, The Time Almanac, etc.). The creator, David Smith, offers recommendations for these on his website: www.Mapping.com

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These are great maps showing clear, concise boundaries along equatorial lines. My kids really enjoyed mapping Africa and felt a great sense of accomplishment when they completed the project! We are going to tackle Europe next - and then on to America!
Georgia mom, Co-op Member
Haven't used it with my children as of yet, but my husband and I are both impressed with what we have read so far.
C. Scott, Co-op Member
I have just started using this program with my 12-year-old homeschooling son. We both have enjoyed the "appetizers" and are excited to start on the "entrees". The appetizers were short lessons that really taught a great deal about mapping. We are about to start Mapping the U.S. I am excited about this since this program teaches more than I ever learned in school. I am so happy that this program is available.

With this program, you have suggestions for teaching and the tools to do it. I find, so far, that I like to incorporate other m...(more)
Janna P, Co-op Member
Mapping the World By Heart is a fantastic product! My son had to leave traditional school due to a medical problem. It was not until I started homeschooling that I realized he had virtually no knowledge of geography. I believe that you can't find your way in the world if you don't know where you are in the world. This program not only teaches the vital geography skills that I learned during my Catholic school upbringing, but it also adds new dimension to the old school memorization. The activities are challenging, fun and make an impact! ...(more)
Melinda Geczy, Co-op Member
I have only gotten through the first 3-4 lessons, but am very happy so far. This appears to be very thorough! I am also using it with 5 different ages and it is working well. Often in homeschool, we don't have time to delve into our geography with everything else on our plate. With this program, we have geography lessons every Saturday and the kids are loving it!
J. F., Co-op Member
We love this way of learning geography. It doesn't feel like heavy or hard school work at all and my children (ages 15-9) look forward to our geography time. My younger children cannot wait for their turn someday!
Dionne S, Co-op Member
Love it! I am forever amazed by the progress my son is making using Mapping the World by Heart. He has a much better understanding of the location of remote countries, and even some smaller details like rivers, mountains, etc. My son enjoys the tasks and seems to learn and grow with each lesson.
Mrs. E. Saunders, Co-op Member
I purchased Mapping the World by Heart for my 11, 9, and 7 year old children. I love the concept of them being able to draw the world by heart. This year we have decided to focus on the section that leads you through drawing the US by heart. We have really enjoyed it and are so excited to reach our goal. I love this product but I think that's it important to note that it does not teach you how to draw the world. It does give you pointers and guides that help you figure out how to teach it to your family along with other information about e...(more)
A. Edgar, Co-op Member
We have not officially started this yet...but I am very excited about the ease, simplicity and fun that this program offers. My girls have been doing a computer based program that is just plain boring for them. This looks to be something we can do together, have fun while doing it and actually learn...(and want to learn)...not just memorize facts...(which in my case never stuck! ;o) Will let you know more in a few months...so far though, we are pumped and ready to start in Jan.
Tjmc, Co-op Member
Although we are not very far into the lessons, I love the scope and sequence of this curriculum. The children are not intimated by the lesson requirements and I find preparation time is minimal. We enjoy this subject.
Shannon, Co-op Member
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