**This is the chapter slice "Word Problems Vol. 5 Gr. 6-8" from the full lesson plan "Algebra"** For grades 6-8, our resource meets the algebraic concepts addressed by the NCTM standards and encourages the students to learn and review the concepts in unique ways. Each task sheet is organized around a central problem taken from real-life experiences of the students. The pages of this resource contain a variety in terms of levels of difficulty and content to provide students with a variety of differentiated learning opportunities. Included are opportunities for problem-solving, patterning, algebraic graphing, equations and determining averages. The task sheets offer space for reflection, and opportunity for the appropriate use of technology. Also contained are assessment and standards rubrics, review sheets, color activity posters and bonus worksheets. All of our content meets the Common Core State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy, STEM, and NCTM standards.