There are two Russian kits:
RUR Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States
RUS USSR: Soviet Union, focused on Russian history (RUS)
Each kit consists of 1 container of artifacts, 1 container of resources based on the universal 12 themes and two book bags
Matroyska Dolls, or Russian nesting dolls, are a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size which nest inside one another.
Faberge Eggs, are decorative often jeweled eggs created by House Fabrege in St. Petersburg, Russia. Famously given as Easter gifts by Russian Czars.
Czars, are Russian kings. Famous examples are Peter I and Nicholas II.
St. Petersburg, served as the capital of Imperial Russia from 1704 to 1917. Established by Peter I.
Peter I, also known as Peter the great, established the Russian Empire in 1721.
Nicholas II, was the final Russian Czar. He reigned from 1894 to 1917.
The Soviet Union governed Russia from 1917 to 1991. Established by Vladimir Lenin as a socialist state.
RUS USSR Kit 1 of 2 (resources)
Kit 2 of 2 (artifacts)
Book Bag Contents
Including; Children's books, picture books, and informational texts, and geographical texts
Wesley Tutt enjoys investigating history with his students and helping them build valuable critical thinking skills while empathizing with others from the past and present. His goal is to influence students into becoming global citizens who take positive action for a better and more empathetic society. He is also a Francophile who loves sharing this passion with students as they begin to widen their horizons through learning a new language.
Theme 11 - Values / Service
Mapping Eastern Europe, Princeton University
See Media Notebook, RUR Artifacts Kit, for postcards of church.