Activity: Engage students in what’s happening in the world around them with one of our daily current event podcasts. Help them become critical thinkers and informed citizens.
- Choose two relevant Current Event stories.
- Let students decide which of the two stories they want to listen to.
- Listen together!
- Use the story’s comprehension and/or discussion questions to facilitate a classroom conversation.
Learning Objectives: student engagement, SEL, speaking & listening practice
Content Suggestions: Check out our Current Events collection. We post a new story every school day, so there’s always something new to listen to!
Instructional Context: Remote/Hybrid/In-Person
Learning Mode: Synchronous
Total Time: 15 minutes
Learn More: Read these blog posts about 5 Ways to Integrate Current Events into Instruction and Discussing Current Events in the Classroom.