Functional Literacy Sight Words - Food Environmental Print Reading Comprehension

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9th - 12th, Homeschool
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Do you need fun and engaging functional literacy resources? These 52 leveled functional sight word worksheets were designed for students on a life skills curriculum and focus on environmental print in the grocery store or restaurants. Your students will learn to read 100 functional sight words as they explore this resource and match food words to pictures! 

For students in special education, learning environmental print and functional sight words can significantly increase their independence. Help your students in life skills classes working on functional sight words to demonstrate basic understanding of meaningful real-life words! This set also ties in with other items for practicing a set of 100 food words for grocery and restaurant applications.

Included with this functional reading resources:

LEVEL 1 (Black and White)

  • 20 worksheets
  • 5 words per worksheet
  • 100 words included
  • Each word capitalized
  • All the words on the sheet are the same font
  • Students draw lines to match words to pictures

LEVEL 2 (Black and White)

  • 10 worksheets
  • 10 words per worksheet
  • 100 words included
  • Different fonts and capitalization used for the words
  • Can be used as cut and paste, writing words with a word bank or writing words with and without the word bank.

LEVEL 3 Generalization (Color)


  • 12 worksheets
  • 7 words per worksheet
  • Each word lowercase
  • All the words on the sheet are the same font
  • Students circle the pictures of the food items on the shopping list
  • Real photos of food


  • 10 worksheets
  • 7 words per worksheet
  • All words in one font
  • All words capitalized
  • Students circle the pictures of food items on the restaurant menu
  • Real photos of food

Using these functional reading worksheets is quick and easy! There are 4 types of worksheets with 3 levels to take you through the teaching process for reading comprehension. They are great for any age and designed specifically for middle and high school students who are learning functional sight words. 

You can use these functional literacy worksheets for instruction, to have students demonstrate their understanding with work products to show mastery and to collect data. They also are useful for para-run stations for students to practice words already introduced in the teacher functional reading lesson.  

❤️Once mastered, they are great to move into independent work activities.  With 3 levels to choose from, your students can be practicing the mastered words at different levels across different activities of the classroom to build generalization and maintain their learning. Your students will LOVE the interactive activities included in this functional literacy resource. 

The worksheets are designed to go with my Sight Word Food Task Cards and include the same 100 food words as that set.

✅See the preview for a list of words included and examples.

What teachers are saying about these functional reading resources?

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This resource was a great extension tool during a food groups unit. It has helped some of my students who are going to be transitioning to a less restrictive environment do additional work independently as well as increase their food vocabulary.” - Megan P.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I used these worksheets as supplemental materials when discussing restaurant and shopping activities. It is beneficial for my students to generalize their skill knowledge across diverse tasks.” - Toni V.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Thank you for the resources you have created.  The pictures and the different ways to repetitively use the functional words to keep students engaged and help students learn these words is great!!” - Nancy W.

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