I use Social Studies New Jersey standard 6.2: World History/ Global Studies for grades 5-8. The objective of this book is to elaberate on life durring the Holocaust and World War II.
Warning: only meant for reading level Z or number level 80 and above!
Academic Standards, Reading Level, Objectives
This mini series stars the family Weiss, a Jewish family in Nazi Germany as they go through the Holocaust first hand. The family consists of grandpa, Heinrich Palitz and grandma Frau Palitz, The father, Dr. Josef Weiss and his wife, Marta Weiss have three children, Rudi, Anna, and Karl Weiss. Karl was recently married to a christian named Inga Helms. Dr. Weiss also has a brother named Moses Weiss. The Helms family has a son named Hans who is a Nazi soldier and the family's close friend Heinz Muller.
Other characters include The Dorf family. Erik Dorf a lawyer who can't find a job. He has a wife named Marta and eventually two children Peter and Laura. Erik is convinced to join politics by his wife and he become a Junior S.S. Officer working for Heydrich.
1978 T.V. Mini Series.