This packet has 120 printable pages to help your 8th grade students think critically and express their thoughts in writing this summer. 120 different activities on discrimination, stereotypes, choices, time, silence, attention, avoiding others, what bugs think about, the Venus flytrap, being unhappy, ASL fingerspelling, noticing things, ants, anger, spiders, loneliness, plants, dreams, roly-polies, success, fireflies, saying NO sometimes, police cars, the power of fear, motorcycles, forgetting, grass, facing challenges, poison ivy, feeling wet, self-confidence, where plants get their food, how to recover from injuries, dump trucks, fixing problems, fear, your mind, zebras, why leaves turn yellow, your sanity, comparing mammals, why trees die, isolation, making mistakes, politicians, who you are, whales, the importance of words, guinea pigs, the past, a fresh perspective, black widows, changing the world, the family, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Booker T. Washington, Toni Morrison, Agatha Christie, Harper Lee, Angela Merkel, Mahatma Gandhi, Justin Trudeau, Michelle Alexander, Rumi, and so much more. Your students will enjoy these summer challenges.
If you are interested in more SUMMER packets just like this one:
Summer Critical Thinking Packet (5th Grade)
Summer Critical Thinking Packet (6th Grade)
Summer Critical Thinking Packet (7th Grade)
Summer Critical Thinking Packet (8th Grade)