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Directions:Pull out a piece of paper and write your name, date and grade on the top line. While watching, the video take notes on this paper.

  1. View the video to the right.

  2. After writing your notes, draw a chart that looks like the one on this page. Then complete the conversion activity below.

To date, what is the value of 1 Euro in US Dollars? In Western Europe the steak and cutlet are common dishes, in the US the average cost for a prime steak per ounce is about $2.40, how much would a 12-ounce steak cost in Western Europe?

Using your paper fill in the table that can be displayed at a meat market to help consumers in Western Europe know the total cost of a steak for a 5 oz., 12 oz., or 15 oz., and a 22 oz. steak.

Weight in ounces

Price in dollars (U.S.)

Price in Euros










Don’t forget to place this completed activity/product into the pocket of your white Journey into Reading envelope.

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