NYS fourth grade social studies standards require that students are able to research using the internet, write a research paper, and be able to present their findings. This graphic organizer helps students do all of this while learning the history of the New Amsterdam Colony! This format is easily adapted to meet the need of future research projects as well.
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Social Studies standard 4.3, and Grade 4 Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy, Reading Standards for Informational Text.