Life in Siberia
Relation to the study course
Upper secondary school course IV, Contemporary History I – Estonia and the World in the First Half of the 20th Century. Topic: WWII
Upper secondary school course VI, Contemporary History III – Main Features of the Development of the 20th Century. Topic: WWII
This can also optionally be used in basic school course V within the framework of Contemporary History topics “WWII 1939–1945” and “The World after WWII 1945–2000”.
deportation, living conditions of deportees in Siberia, GULAG prison camps, Inta, Norilsk, repressions
- has an overview of the deportations of 1941 and 1949 in the Baltic countries and of the GULAG camps;
- understands how deportation changed the fate of people’s lives;
- is familiar with the living conditions of people deported to Siberia;
- develops his capacity for empathy: places himself in the situation of a person deported to Siberia.
This learning material was created by Kersti Piilma.