Grade 5


The Meaning of Home

The Meaning of Home

1: What does the word home mean to you?

2: My house

1: Actually no, Home can mean Family, Warm bed and a shelter

3: When I think of my home, I think of my family
And how lucky I am to have such a great life!

1: Yes, there are some people in some places
Who don’t have a good life as we do.

2: Some people don’t have a place to live?

1: Yes, but some people have a place to live but they live in an unstable environment.

3: I’ve seen people who live outside on the street. I feel so bad for them.

2: The people on the street don’t look comfortable.

3: Some people might even have an even worse place to live!


1: Yes, but we can help!

2: How?!

3: There are lots of charities that collect money for shelters!

2: Can someone have a house but not a home?

1: That’s a very good question, a house is just a building. A home is a place you can always come back to. It’s not a home if you don’t feel comfortable.

3: Sometimes when I think of my home i think of my pets, like my dogs and my hamster.

2: My favourite thing about my home is that I am free to think what i want, I can express myself, and i can feel safe and comfortable!

1: I love everything about my home! It would be impossible to pick my favourite thing!