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How do you cook a turkey? Fort Mill first-graders weigh in

Fort Mill first-graders shared how they would cook a turkey.
Fort Mill first-graders shared how they would cook a turkey. File art illustration

Some say you have to hunt a turkey first. Some say you have to buy one at the store. They all want to eat it.

First-grade students at Tega Cay Elementary School in Fort Mill shared, in unedited responses, how they would cook a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.

From Claire Honeycutt’s first grade class:

“First, I will go hunt a Turkey. And I will look for won I want a lot. Then I will tac it home and I will eet it up!”

Abby

“First, I wood buy a turkey. Then, you tae him home and cook him up. Last, we can stuff him up with me and you.”

Jennings

“First, I will buy a turkey. And take it home with me. And I’ll take it to the stove. And cook it. Last, when it’s done I’ll take it out and have thanksgivin meal.”

Henry

“First, I will find a thrky and I will cill it with my brothers weapn. And I will bring it homue. Last, I will ete it.”

Livia

“First, I wll go to the stor. Next, we bake the turkey. Last, we eat the tarcy.”

Faith

“First, go to the store and cook it. And then I will stuff it. Then, I will eat it.”

Taylor

“First, we get the turkey at the store. Next, we bak the turkey. Last, we eat the turkey YUM.”

Ellie

“First, I want to by a turkey and pul the feths off. Next, then I wud clen the turkey and sel the turkey. And bake the turkey. Last, I wud eat the turkey.”

Karina

“First, I wad get a baskt. Next, put the turkey in the baskt. Last, cook it and eat it.”

Hudson

“First, we by a turkey. Next, I put sauss on it. Last, I will eat the Turkey.”

Ryan

“First, Hut for a turkey. Next, you tac the turkey hom. Last, you cok the turkey. Happy Tsaciving!”

Tommy

“First, I will find a turkey and I will cill it with my broom. Next, I will bring it homue. Last, I will ete it.”

Cam

“First, I wud bye it then I bring it home. Next, I wud cook it. Last, I woud eat it.”

Jacob

“First, you hut a turkey if you want to make it dede you have to shoot it down. Next, I would bake it for 5:56 mints. Last, I wot eat it to.”

Elyse

“First, get a turkey. Next, I will cook the turkey on the uven. Last, but not leest, I will eat the Turkey.”

Diego

“First, git a turkey at a stoor. Next, I think kook it. Last, eat the Turkey. Happe thasgiving.”

Sophie

“First, we have to get a turkey. Next we have to cook the turkey. Last, we eat the turkey.”

Shayan

“First, we got a trkey. Then we tock it home. Then put sezing on the turkey. Next, get a pan. Then get cucumbrs. Last, then put the trkey in the ovn.”

Hadley

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Amanda Harris covers issues related to children and families in York, Chester and Lancaster County for The Herald. Amanda works with local schools, parents and community members to address important topics such as school security, mental health and the opioid epidemic. She graduated from Winthrop University.


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