Jaak Ruus. Difficult childhood without parents in Siberia

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Duration of video material: 00:04:42

Topic: Crimes against humanity - Deportation (March deportation 1949)

Connection to curriculum: Form VI “Contemporary History I – Estonia and the World in the First Half of the 20th Century”

Learning outcomes

The pupil
- Draws up a timeline and explains the importance of the selected events;
- analyses the effect of the Second World War on Estonian history.

Description of method

Pupils draw up a timeline consisting of 7 events based on the story of Jaak Ruus. Time interval 1939–1957.


This learning material authors are Anni Haandi and Jüri Käosaar.