If I were President is a good topic to get students discussing and also critically thinking about the issues of today. Also great for practicing the second conditional.
Here are a few great worksheets (or more than a few) to get students discussing the issues and things they'd do if they were president.
Read and present the topic with the book on Gif Lingua.
this is another great video to support this topic and for listening. Ask Ss to take notes and note at least 5 issues and changes addressed.
It's the 50th anniversary of the death of Robert Kennedy. A great man and great topic for students to research.
Use the attached generic obituary template. Students fill it out to research and present on a dead person.
Also included a nice fill in the blanks bio of Robert Kennedy. Read and students will fill in as a listening cloze. Take up.