This is an excellent, kid-friendly Web site with current events (articles and videos)! Such a great way to incorporate technology into lessons and this site can be used for so many things: integrating other content areas into literacy instruction, as a "center" during literacy blocks, social studies/science projects, research, etc.
Newsela builds reading comprehension with daily news. Builds close reading and critical thinking skills. Newsela automatically gives each student the version of an article that's just right for his or her reading ability. Articles are accompanied by Common Core-aligned quizzes
Have you tried engaging your students with current event articles? Kid-friendly news articles are hard to find. This post has seven different options for you to find news for your elementary classroom!