Reading and Understanding Utility Bills

Reading and understanding utility bills is a skill your students will need to have an independent life. 
 
This resource was designed to introduce and help students practice the important life skill of reading utility bills.
 
With this download, students will be exposed to a variety of common utility bills and be asked to answer a variety of questions relating to accounts, costs, dates, previous balances, etc.
 
Why Teach Students How to Read Utility Bills?
 
Reading utility bills is an important life skill because almost every household receives at least one type of utility bill each month. Understanding how to read a utility bill can help students budget their money, avoid late payment fees, and understand their consumption patterns.
 
Teaching your students how to read utility bills is an important step in preparing them for success in adulthood.
 
How to Use This Resource in Your Classroom
This resource was designed to be used in a special education or autism classroom, but can also be used with English language learners or any other student who could benefit from extra practice reading environmental print.
 
To use this resource, simply print out the desired number of worksheets and have students complete them individually or in small groups.
 
These worksheets are a great way to introduce environmental print reading comprehension to your students or as a review for students who have already been introduced to this skill.
 
These worksheets can also be used as part of a larger lesson on budgeting or household expenses.
 
Teaching your students how to read environmental print is an important step in preparing them for success in adulthood.
 
This resource was designed to help you introduce this skill in a fun and engaging way.
 
If you have any questions about how to use this resource in your classroom, please don't hesitate to hit reply and ask away. 

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