Choose 2 or 3 year videos to show, asking students to reflect on the content and point of view. Conclude with why we consult multiple sources when conducting research because although each is reporting on the previous year, they present different perspectives and and events.

Also touch on where they get their influences from. Only consulting one source might give them a biased view of the world.


Youtube Rewind 2016
Facebook 2016 in review
CNN Moments that Shocked Us
2016 Time Year in Memoriam
Top 10 Most Popular Songs Summer of 2016
Best Party Songs of 2016

Teachers Pay Teachers Freebies
2017 Poster Freebie
2017 New Year's Resolutions (no year listed, can be reused)
2016 Baby Book Statistics

2015 Year in Review Printable from

A simpler template:
From Teachers Pay Teachers

2015 News Stories
Youtube Rewind 2015
Good Morning America Year in Review
ABC News
CNN A Look Back at 2015
Facebook 2015 Year in Review
Fox News Year in Review
NBC News in Politics
Yahoo year in review

People who died:
Oscars in Memoriam
Emmy's in Memoriam,

Baby Book Statistics
2015 Top Movies (chart)
25 Best Films of 2015