by La Porte City Elementary School first grade students

Mrs. Jesse’s Class
For Thanksgiving we will have turkey, green beans, corn and hot dogs. We will be drinking pop. The turkey will cook for 1 hour. We will cook the cold green beans for one minute. The corn will be boiled for one minute. The guests for my meal will be friends, Mom, Dad, uncle, aunt and my brother and my cousins. ~Gavin Frederickson

For Thanksgiving we will have cake, turkey, sandwiches and peanut butter. For dessert we will have ice cream. We will drink water. We will cook the turkey in the oven. We will cook it for 47 minutes at hot temperature. My aunts are coming for dinner. ~Gracie Stamatiades

For Thanksgiving we will be having chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, pie and cheesy potatoes. We will be drinking water. The chicken needs to cook for an hour. The mashed potatoes cook for a minute. The homemade pie is made by me. The green beans come out of a can. The guests are my grandparents, cousins, uncles, aunts and friends. We will have a fun time. Then we will play some games for a bit. ~Ellie Rasanen

For our Thanksgiving meal we will be eating turkey, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob and hot dogs. We will be drinking pop. The turkey will cook for one minute. The mashed potatoes will cook for one minute. The corn on the cob cooks for two minutes. The hot dogs cook for one minute. The guests for my dinner will be aunts, uncles, cousins and my brother. ~Garrett Kaalberg

For our Thanksgiving meal we will be having turkey, mashed potatoes, and corn. We will be drinking water. I will bake corn and turkey and mashed potatoes. I will cook them for 5 minutes. Mom, me, Grandma, Jake, Dad, Bella and Reece will be coming to our meal. It will be a party. There will be decorations too. My Grandma will make cupcakes too. ~Abbie Estling

For my Thanksgiving meal we will be having turkey, sweet potatoes, loins and chicken soup. We will be drinking water. I will cook the turkey crispy. The sweet potatoes will have my special seasoning. The loins will be made with oil but not that much. The soup will be hot with meat and chicken and turkey. Everyone that I know will be coming to my Thanksgiving meal. We are going to have a cornucopia on the table for a decoration. ~Gus Kirby

We will be having mashed potatoes, turkey, corn and spaghetti for our Thanksgiving meal. We will be drinking milk. I will bake the mashed potatoes. I will bake the turkey for 4 minutes. I will bake the corn for 5 minutes. I will bake the spaghetti for 3 minutes. Mom, Dad and friends will be at our meal. My uncles, aunts and Grandma and Grandpa will also be there, along with my cousins. ~Willa Wolff

We will be having chicken, lettuce, mashed potatoes, chips, chicken breasts, crackers, pie, tomatoes, ranch, and croutons. I will be setting the table with spoons, forks and plates. We will be drinking water and pop. Sadie will bring the lettuce. Tonya will bring chips. Nikki will bring crackers. Troy will bring chicken breasts. Janet will bring ranch. Pat will bring pie. Natalie will bring croutons. Craig will bring the spoons. Jane will bring the forks. Courtney will bring the plates. The chicken will cook for 2 minutes. I am inviting Sadie, Nikki, Troy, Tonya, Pat, Janet, Craig, Jane, Courtney, Kaylee, Tyler, Ryan, Nicole, Denny, Mark, Sanibell, Steele, Stone, Silver, Crystal, Dana, Dacie, Dalin, Justin, Sara, Addie, Ellie, Jared, and Mareck. ~Mallory Karr

For my Thanksgiving meal we will be eating turkey, chips, salad, mashed potatoes, and vegetables. We will be drinking soda and water. The turkey will cook for 60 minutes at 70-80 degrees. I will help Grandma set the table. I am inviting my Grandmas and Grandpas, uncles, Dads and Moms, aunts, cousins, sisters and brothers, friends and everyone. We are going to have fun. ~Jayce Gleason

For my Thanksgiving meal we will have mashed potatoes with gravy, pizza with sauce, mac and cheese, fries and turkey. We will be drinking juice. I will put pizza in the oven. Put mac and cheese in microwave. Put turkey in the oven too. Put fries in the oven. The turkey will need to cook for 2 minutes. I am inviting Grandma and Grandpa, friends, aunts, uncles, neighbors and cousins and my aunts and uncles that live in another state. ~Taylen Smith

We are having turkey, green beans, corn, sweet potatoes and pudding. We will cook the turkey for an hour at hot. We will microwave the green beans, the corn and the sweet potatoes. Mom will help me make the pudding. We will be drinking milk. The guests at my meal will be uncles, friends, cousins, mom, and dad. ~Tristan Garrison

We will be having turkey, pizza, macaroni, peas and ice cream. I will need to cook the turkey in the oven for 50 minutes at the temperature hot. The macaroni will be done in the microwave. The peas will be done in the microwave too. We will be drinking water and milk. The guests at my Thanksgiving meal will be mom, dad, Jake, Tyler, Grandpas and Grandmas and me. ~Landon Scheel

For my Thanksgiving meal we will be having turkey, corn, mashed potatoes and pork. We will be drinking milk. I will cook the turkey for half an hour. The corn will cook for 20 minutes. The mashed potatoes will cook for 20 minutes and then I will mash them. The pork will cook for 20 minutes. The guests will be both grandmas and grandpas, aunts and uncles. ~Wesley Gaston

For my Thanksgiving meal we will be having chicken noodle soup, chicken, mashed potatoes, grapes, french fries, salad and two pies. We will be drinking grape juice. I will make the chicken noodle soup. Me and aunt will make the chicken. Me and Tim will make the mashed potatoes. Jeff and me will make the grapes. Paige and me will make french fries. Me and grandma will make the salad. Me and dad will make the two pies. The guests are mom, dad, grandma, Tim, Aunt, me, Jeff and Paige. ~Logan Dulin

We will eat turkey, mashed potatoes, salad, green beans and chocolate pudding. We will drink water. We will cook the turkey until it beeps. We will have the oven set on hot. We will cook the potatoes till they are done. We are going to cook the green beans until they are hot. My dad will make the chocolate pudding. We will have Kennett, Uncle Jim, Allie, Grandma, Grandpa, mom, dad, and me at our dinner. ~Wyatt Dutler

We will have turkey, bread, chips, cranberries, grapes, and mashed potatoes. We will have cake for dessert. We will drink pop. Put the turkey in the oven. We will cook it for about 50 minutes. My mom will make the bread in the bread maker. We will bring the grapes and buy the cranberries. We will cook the mashed potatoes in the oven for 30 minutes. My grandma will bring the cake. The guests at my meal will be OJ, Julie, grandma, uncle, aunt, and my cousins. ~Kalysa Cabalka

We will have turkey, mashed potatoes and chicken noodle soup. We will have pie for dessert. We will have water to drink. My mom will make the pumpkin pie. We will cook the turkey for half an hour. My dad will make the chicken noodle soup. I am making the mashed potatoes. I will cook the mashed potatoes for 10 minutes. The guests for my meal will be Emily, Max, Quinn, Heather, Kathy, Robbie, Mom, Dad, Ruby, Annie, Mary and me. ~Lucy Parson

Mrs. Arhart’s Class
At my Thanksgiving we will have this food to eat: turkey, stuffing, pie, soup and beef. We will drink some apple juice and pop. When my family fixes the Thanksgiving dinner I will clean the table and clean the dishes. But that is all because sometimes my family goes camping on Thanksgiving. If I go camping then I will put the fire out. My great, great, great, great, great grandma will come to my house for Thanksgiving. I have a lot of great grandmas. ~Matthew Joens

At my house on Thanksgiving we will eat a lot. We will have turkey, vegetables soup and watermelon. We will drink pop and apple juice. I will help make the lunch and supper at Thanksgiving. I will put the turkey in the oven for 20 minutes and cook it at 5 degrees. These are the people that will be at my house: my Mom and Dad, my grandpa and grandma and my whole family. ~Grace Ruzicka

My family will have turkey, stuffing, fish and many pies at our dinner. We will have strawberry, blueberry, pumpkin and apple pie. We will drink Pepsi, apple juice and lots of other pops. I will cook the turkey in the oven for 5 minutes at hot which is 100 degrees. Then I will put the fish in the oven. These people will come to my house for Thanksgiving: Mom and Dad, Uncle Bart and Aunt Lisa, my cousins Ava, Lincoln and Coy, my Uncle Matt and Aunt Jess. Maybe my Grandma will come too. ~Skyler Mehlert

At Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, corn and pie. We will drink water. When we get the turkey ready I will put pokey things in the turkey to keep it together. I will cook the turkey in the pot for 2 minutes. It will be 40 degrees hot. My Mom and Dad, my cousins and a couple of grandpas and grandmas will be at my house at Thanksgiving. ~Jayce Elliott

This is what we will eat at my Thanksgiving. We will eat turkey, stuffing, chicken, vegetables, soup and pie.We will drink apple juice. My Mom will cook the turkey for 40 to 50 minutes. I will clean the table. Then I will put the stuffing in the oven. I will do the dishes. My Uncle Chuck and my cousins will be there. My Mom and Dad will come too. ~Keaton Trebon

At Thanksgiving we will eat this food, turkey, vegetables and cake. We will have lemonade to drink. I will help my Mom. I will put the cake in the oven and then put the frosting on. My Grandma Millard, my cousins, my aunt and my family will come to Thanksgiving. ~Emma Millard

We will eat these foods on Thanksgiving D ay, turkey, pumpkin pie and cake. We will have pop and lemonade to drink. I will fix the turkey. I’ll put the turkey on for 3 o’clock. These people will come to my Thanksgiving, Mom and Dad, my grandpa and grandma and my uncles and aunts. ~Honor Alvarez

At my Thanksgiving my family will eat turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and ice cream. We will drink 7-up. I will help get ready for the dinner by putting up the fake turkeys for decorations. I will cook our potatoes. The turkey will cook for 10 minutes at 15 degrees. Don’t cook the ice cream! Put the pink liquid stuff the ice cream. My family, my Mom, Grandpa and Grandma will come. Also Heaven, Ar and Kevin will come. ~Lakota Hickok

At Thanksgiving my family will eat turkey, brownies, ice cream and mac and cheese. We will drink 7-up and root beer. I will fix the dinner by first washing the turkey. Then I will put it in the microwave and cook it for 2 minutes.Next I will cut up watermelon and cantaloupe. Then I will put the macaroni in the water and add some cheese. Mom and Dad and Liz will be at my dinner. My Grandpa Gary, Grandma Sherry, Grandpa Steve and Grandma Barb will also be at my dinner. ~Olivia Sheffler

We will eat a lot of food at Thanksgiving. We will eat turkey, pie, mac and cheese and cakes. We will drink some lemonade. I will fix dinner with my Mom. I will put the turkey in the oven with my Mom. Then I will put up the decorations with Mom. There will be many people at my dinner, Mom, Dad, Lydia, Megan, Caleb, Grandma, Grandpa and of course me! ~Laney Albertsen

This will be my food for Thanksgiving, turkey, vegetables, apples, carrots and cherry pies. I am going to bake the turkey in the oven on hot for 90 minutes. Next I will make the cherry pie – I will roast it in the oven on medium for 30 minutes. Then I will put the apples on a plate. I will cook the vegetables in a microwave for 40 minutes. I will keep the carrots raw and put them on a plate. After the stuff is cooked we will eat. These people will come to my dinner, Aunt Jenny and the twins, Scarlett, Dad and Mom, Grandma and Pepa. ~Quinn Moine

This is the food my family will eat for Thanksgiving, turkey, vegetables, fruit, chocolate chip cookies and fall M&M’s. We will drink milk and water. I will fix the dinner like this. First I will set the table. Then I will cook the turkey on the grill and cook the vegetables in the microwave. I will wash the fruit and put it in a bowl. I will put the M&M’s in another bowl. I will put the cookies in the oven. I don’t know for how long. Then we will eat when everything is done. Grandpa, Grandma, Mom, Dad and my brothers will be there. Maybe my aunts and uncles will come too. ~Hayden Hemsath

We will eat turkey, potatoes, brownies and cookies on Thanksgiving. We will drink Dr. Pepper too. I will help at the dinner. I will set out cups and paper plates and then the plastic silverware. I will take the turkey and fry it and then put it in the oven at 400 degrees for 16 minutes. Then I will put the oven at 450 degrees and cook the potatoes for 55 minutes. Then Grandma will put the brownies in the oven at 100 degrees and bake them for 50 minutes and 55 seconds. Last we will bake the cookies for 14 minutes at 105 degrees for 55 seconds. Then we eat! Grandma K, Grandpa R and a lot of people are coming to Thanksgiving! ~Christopher McCulley

We will eat this food on Thanksgiving: turkey, broccoli, mashed potatoes, mac & cheese and vanilla ice cream. We will drink apple juice, water and milk. To fix the dinner I will cook the turkey with stuffing in the oven at 7 degrees for 2 minutes. I will cook the broccoli in the microwave and cook the mashed potatoes before the stuffing so there won’t be a fire. You can’t cook two things at the same time. Dad and Mom will make the ice cream. Grandpa and Grandma and my cousins Brandon and Brody will be at Thanksgiving. Mom and Dad won’t be there because they will be going to China. ~Benjamin Viar

We will many different foods on Thanksgiving. We will eat chicken, turkey, apple pie, brownies and broccoli with cheese. We will drink milk, water and lemonade. I will cook the chicken and turkey in the oven. First I will put the oven on and cook the meat for 45 minutes. When it beeps I will take the meat out. Then I will cook the broccoli in the other oven at 25 degrees for 35 minutes. I will also cook the apple pie for 45 minutes in the oven at 23 degrees. The people at my Thanksgiving will be my very, very old grandpa and grandma, my cousins and my family. ~ Reid Griswold

At Thanksgiving this is what my family will eat: turkey, potatoes and birthday ice cream. We will drink Papa’s Pop. I will help with the dinner. First I will catch and kill the turkey and put it in the oven. The turkey will fry in the oven at 40 degrees. I will put the timer on for 10 or 12 minutes. Then I will chop up the turkey and get some Papa’s Pop. That is how I will cook the turkey. A lot of people will be at my Thanksgiving dinner: Papa and Gaga, Mom and Dad, my baby sister Shay, Uncle Jeff, Uncle Shawn, Aunt Carrie, Aunt Kristie, and my cousins Cody, Nick, Allie, Kyle and Jenna. ~Michael Reel

There will be a lot of food to eat at my Thanksgiving dinner. We will have turkey, mashed potatoes, ham balls, deviled eggs, sandwiches, salad, cookies and M&M’s. We will drink water, milk and pop. I will help get everything ready for the dinner. First I will decorate the house and then I will make the food perfect. I will set some candy out and that’s how I am having my Thanksgiving! My Grandmas and Grandpas, my Aunts and Uncles and my cousins will be at my dinner! ~Jaren Werner

This is what we will eat at my Thanksgiving dinner: turkey, potatoes, stuffing, green beans, mac & cheese, pumpkin pie, cherry pie, and apple pie. We will drink water and lemonade. I will help with the dinner. I will first decorate the table. Then I will put the turkey in the oven at 15 degrees for about 20 hours. I will put in the potatoes and then mash the potatoes. Next I will put the macaroni shells in a bowl and then put the cheese in the same bowl. My family will be at my Thanksgiving and also my Aunt Abby and my cousins Bella Jo and Bentley. ~Mya Jean Burgart

Mrs. Burgart’s Class
We will eat chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese for Thanksgiving. We will drink pop. To fix the dinner, I will put water in the pot and set it for 6 minutes. Put the cheese in and stir it, and it will be done. Put the chicken nuggets in the oven for 7 minutes. Coy and Gavin will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Kylar Berry

For Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, mashed potatoes, and vegetables. We will drink juice. To fix the dinner, I will put the turkey in for 20 minutes. I will put the potatoes in the microwave and then smash them. Skyler, Mackenzie, Bret, Krista, my Grandma, My Grandpa, Ava, and Lincoln will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Coy Mehlert

For Thanksgiving we will eat pasta, turkey & gravy, mashed potatoes, bacon, apples, strawberries with dip, and macaroni. We will drink pop and lemonade. To fix the dinner, I will put the turkey in the oven for 9 minutes, put the macaroni in the microwave for 1 minute, and put the pasta in the oven for 8 hours. Nana and Papa, Mom and Dad, Sister, and Amber will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Bianca Grimm

For Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn and broccoli. We will drink pop and water. To get ready for dinner, I will put a new tablecloth down, get out clean cups, set plates out, wash the table, and sweep the floor. My mom will make all the food. Grandma and Grandpa, Aunt Jessica, my cousins, and uncles will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Ashlyn Ahmann

For Thanksgiving we will eat bacon and stuffing. We will drink lemonade. To fix the dinner, I will add milk and eggs and stir it, put it in the oven for 10 minutes, and in four hours it will be done. My grandma, my friends, my grandpa, and uncle will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Karter Moe

For Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, sandwiches, lettuce, pie, bread, and grapes. We will drink juice. To fix the dinner, I will put the turkey on the stove. I will get the jelly out. I will cut some grapes and some bread and put them on the stove. My whole family will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Katie Jackson

For Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, corn, and potatoes. We will drink milk. To fix the dinner, I will put the turkey in the oven at 50 degrees. Then, I will put the corn and potatoes in the microwave. My mom and my dad are coming to my grandma’s and grandpa’s. My cousins will come too, and my other Grandma will also come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Evan McMahon

For Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, chicken pot pie, mashed potatoes, and pie. We will drink water and milk. To fix the dinner, I will put the turkey in the oven and put a thermometer in it. Then, I will take it out. I will put the potatoes in the pan on the stove. I will mash them when they’re done. My grandparents, uncle and aunt will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Madi Bistline

For Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, salad, mashed potatoes with gravy, bread, stuffing, and baked beans. We will drink milk and water. I will cook the turkey. I will put the lettuce in a bowl and then I will put carrots in the salad. I will mash the potatoes. My grandma and grandpa will come. My Grammy and Grampa will come. My cousins will come too. ~Kajsa Skram

For Thanksgiving we will eat mashed potatoes, turkey, cookies and milk, and tea. We will drink orange juice. I will put the turkey and mashed potatoes in the oven. I will buy the cookies and milk. I will make the tea. My grandma, Jenni, and Jeff will come to my dinner, and I don’t know who else. ~Cooper Davis

For Thanksgiving we will eat a turkey, a pie, a cake, a pizza, and mashed potatoes. We will drink pop and water. Sometimes you take the pizza out of the fridge and warm it in the microwave for Thanksgiving. I will put the mashed potatoes in the microwave. I will buy the turkey already cooked. My whole family and maybe my aunt and my friends Tucker, Taylen, Tim, and Erin will come to my dinner. ~Nash Evans

For Thanksgiving we will eat turkey, mashed potatoes, and corn. We will drink milk and water. I will fix the turkey by putting it in the oven. I will mash the potatoes and put some butter on the corn. Jasmine, my mom, my dad, my sister, Wesley, Ally, my Grandma and Grandpa, and Brittany will come to my dinner. ~Natalie Stocks

For Thanksgiving we will have turkey, corn, mashed potatoes, applesauce, eggs, cookies, and green beans. We will drink water. To fix dinner, I will cook the turkey, corn, green beans, and mashed potatoes. I will put the applesauce in a jar. In the mixer, I will put butter, milk, flour, and chocolate chips. I will let it mix for a while. Then, I will put the cookies in the oven for a couple minutes. Then, I will get the cookies out of the oven. Mom, Dad, Ainsley, Macy, Grandma Sue, Grandpa Bob, and Uncle Nick will come to dinner with me. ~Shay Kinsinger

For my Thanksgiving dinner we will have turkey, mashed potatoes, ham, corn on the cob, green peas, bacon, hamburgers, and a full pig with an apple in its mouth. We will drink Root Beer. I will fix the turkey on the grill for 70 degrees. I would mash the potatoes and cook it. I would slice some ham off of a pig. Then, I would cook it on the stove. I would collect some corn, and I would heat it up. I would get my green peas and heat them in the microwave. I would strip some bacon from some pigs. I would cook it in the microwave. The people coming to my dinner are: Aunt Wendy, Uncle Kevin, Kajsa, Quinn, Kara, Shannon, Mya, Mrs. Burgart, and Gavin. ~Danielle Blanchette

We will eat pizza and turkey for my Thanksgiving. We will drink pop and water. To fix the dinner, I will put the pizza in the oven. I will have 15 pizzas. Quinn, Danielle, Nash, Kajsa, Madi, and Evan will come to my Thanksgiving dinner. ~Xander Johnson

We will eat pizza, ice cream, and macaroni & cheese for my Thanksgiving dinner. We will drink water. I will cook the pizza in the oven and cook the macaroni on the stove. Grandma, mom, my sister, my brother, and my dad will come to my dinner. ~Eli Nottger

For my Thanksgiving dinner I am going to serve turkey legs, fish, macaroni, and cheese sandwiches. We will have lemonade to drink. I will put the turkey legs and the fish on the grill, I will put the macaroni in the microwave, and I will put the cheese sandwiches in the oven. Leah, Mrs. Burgart, Mom, Dad, Libby, and Brad will come to my dinner. ~Aidyn Clark