A lot has happened in the world this past year and the innovative people at Flocabulary have captured the headlines in a catchy rhythmic style with their Year in Rap 2014. Their website also offers interactive lyrics and questions about the headlines.
From the Winter Olympics in Russia and The World Cup in Brazil to #Bring Our Girls Back and the events in Ferguson, Year in Rap 2014 has illuminated it all.
This is a great discussion starter with students for all types of subjects area.
Check it out! It will make you listen over and over again. More importantly, it will make you think.
The New York Times Learning Network has posted 15 Ways to Teach and Learn About the Year That Was.
It is a collection of ways to reflect on the past year in your classroom.