Explain that a “still image” is alike a photograph or a freeze-frame video. It captures action, but is silent and motionless.
Share an image/topic/word etc with the group and ask them to create a still image that for them, demonstrates what the image is “saying”.
Alternatively, share the image and ask the groups to recreate the picture as a stilli image, inventing the names, histories etc of the characters.
Alternatively, ask the pupils to create their own image of the learning outcomes for the lesson.
In some subjects you will need to have props to support here!
To protray a moment in history, a novel, a biological process, a religious cermony, to bring to life a painting, as a starting point for creative writing or exploration on moral or social dilemas, to portray a chemical reaction, a law of physics, a mathematical truth etc.