Here are many resources for any teacher to use to teach about current events.
1. Try these fun BBC Newrsound videos with the attached 5W sheet. Students fill in the 5Ws for one of the stories. Rewatch to check the answers, pausing.
3. Why not have students design a mini newspaper. See the attached graphic organizer.
4. The attached "news" pdf has loads of newspaper related worksheets and activities for the classroom.