This ice breaker activity features an overview of the major news stories from the months of June and July 2015. The activity is designed to have students mingle and meet classmates while also reviewing events--covering national and international stories as well as entertainment and celebrities who make headlines over the summer. Perfect for a social studies or humanities classroom at the start of the school year. This helps a teacher to quickly assess student engagement in current events and also alert students that current events are a priority in the classroom. The activity includes a suggested anticipatory activity, exit card, and potential homework assignment, all with answer keys.