Into Silence


  • Grammar warm up – write about this picture…

    • Year 1: Use the word ‘and’.
    • Year 2: Include an expanded noun phrase.
    • Year 3: Use a conjunction or a preposition.
    • Year 4: Use a fronted adverbial.
    • Year 5: Include a relative clause.
    • Year 6: Write a short paragraph about this picture. Describe the setting and atmosphere, considering the effect of your choices on the reader (i.e. Do you want the reader to feel calm/curious/tense/worried?).
  • Where is this?
  • Who is the person wearing red?
  • Where did they come from?
  • Where are they going?
  • Why are they alone?
  • Why is this picture called ‘Into Silence’?
  • How would you describe silence?
  • When is silence a good thing? When is it a bad thing? Explain why.
  • Do you think the silence in this picture is a good or bad thing? How does the silence make that person feel?
  • Discuss the use of colour in this image. What is the effect of this?
  • Compare this picture with ‘Nobody Knows‘. What’s similar and what’s different?

Credit: Jungho Lee

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