B.J.’s Journey – a Drama story

B.J.'s Journey - a FREE Drama story

Overview: this story was written for body objects work: using the body as a prop.

Karen Erickson wrote this drama story for practice with group Collaboration, Teamwork, and Storytelling.  They will practice their drama skills by creating setting and props using their physical bodies.  As an alternate, this story can be integrated with Science focusing on Animal Habitats.  For a complete lesson using this story, use the Body Objects lesson.  

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This story is a component of our Introductory Lessons guide [requires subscription] for those just getting started with drama integration.  There are 7 lessons in the guide to lay the foundation to enable students to move into deeper and more integrated work.

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Grade Level

  • 2nd Grade
  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade


  • Aesthetics
  • Collaboration
  • Repetition
  • Storytelling Narration
  • Teamwork


  • Animals
  • Cause and Affect
  • Details
  • Fact & Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Habitats
  • Humor
  • Living Things
  • Plot Sequence
  • Repetition
  • Story Elements
  • Travel
  • Visual Art