Grade 5


The Meaning of Home

Homes are very important things in life. But why are they so important? What feelings do you have in a home? What is a home? What is the difference between a house and a home? I’ll be answering all those questions about the meaning of home.

Firstly, a home is a place where you feel safe. There is love and people who love you in that place. There are people you trust in your home, like your family and maybe your friends, too! Your home may or may not be a building, but it is a shelter.

What is the difference between a house and a home? Well, for one thing, a house is just a building. It is filled with ordinary things, like furniture. A home has something that some houses don’t have: LOVE. In a home, you are happy and you are comfortable. There are no worries on your mind about being safe because you are safe. You have fun and make special and joyful memories in your home.

What other things happen in a home? Well, in your home, you respect others and others respect you. Everyone is kind to one another. These things make everyone feel safe and happy, and those are two really awesome feelings. This is what home means to me, but it might be different for you. But one thing is for certain: a home is a place in your heart that you can proudly call your home!