Introduce to your students what typical 8 and 9 year olds are like. This PPt gives information on the physical, motor skill, cognitive, social and moral development. Your students can take notes to expand their knowledge of this age group. The last slide leads to discussion - What does all this information imply for the modern day classroom.
Also available, but sold separately are PPts for 5-7 year olds and 10 - 12 year olds.