I have my class bring in food items that begin with the first letter of their name. Then they write about what they brought in before sharing with the whole class. Everyone loves this activity. We get jello jigglers for Joanie, apples for Andrew, fruit snacks for Farrah, etc.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.2: Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
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