Grade 5

British Columbia

The Meaning of Home

Home looks like a warm and safe place where you can spend time with your family and have lots of fun. Home smells like freshly baked bread coming out of the oven. Home also smells like a nice warm family dinner waiting on the dinner table letting its scent fill the room. Home sounds like a dog barking at the door whenever someone walks by. Home also sounds like kids laughing and running around the house. Home almost tastes perfect all of the time but sometimes it tastes like a fresh salad with a couple of spicy peppers in it. Home feels smooth with a couple of tiny bumps. Homes in some countries don’t always feel warm and safe. Some feel cold and unsafe and some people don’t even have a roof over their heads, while others may live in a mansion with dozens of rooms inside.There are a lot of different types of homes like cabins on a cold winter day, cottages on a hot summer day, mansions in Beverly Hills, farmhouses in the country, apartments three floors up and houses on a street. There are a lot of houses and that’s only half of the types of houses there are. I am grateful that I have a roof over my head and some things that others don’t have access to.