NCERT Textbook: Poem - A House, A Home Class 6 Notes | EduRev

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WHO DID PATRICK’S HOMEWORK? 15
yard: short form
of courtyard, a
piece of enclosed
ground
eaves: the edges
of a sloping roof
that overhangs
the walls
stucco: plaster
used for coating
or decorating the
outside walls of
a building
What is the difference between a house and a home? Discuss
it with your partner. Then read the poem.
What is a house?
It’s brick and stone
and wood that’s hard.
Some window glass
and perhaps a yard.
It’s eaves and chimneys
and tile floors
and stucco and roof
and lots of doors.
What is a home?
It’s loving and family
and doing for others.
It’s brothers and sisters
and fathers and mothers.
It’s unselfish acts
and kindly sharing
and showing your loved ones
you’re always caring.
LORRAINE M. HALLI
 A House, A Home
 A House, A Home
2020-21
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WHO DID PATRICK’S HOMEWORK? 15
yard: short form
of courtyard, a
piece of enclosed
ground
eaves: the edges
of a sloping roof
that overhangs
the walls
stucco: plaster
used for coating
or decorating the
outside walls of
a building
What is the difference between a house and a home? Discuss
it with your partner. Then read the poem.
What is a house?
It’s brick and stone
and wood that’s hard.
Some window glass
and perhaps a yard.
It’s eaves and chimneys
and tile floors
and stucco and roof
and lots of doors.
What is a home?
It’s loving and family
and doing for others.
It’s brothers and sisters
and fathers and mothers.
It’s unselfish acts
and kindly sharing
and showing your loved ones
you’re always caring.
LORRAINE M. HALLI
 A House, A Home
 A House, A Home
2020-21
16 HONEYSUCKLE
1. Do you agree with what the poet says? Talk to your partner
and complete these sentences.
(i) A house is made of 
—————————————————––——— 
.
(ii) It has 
———————————————————————————— — 
.
(iii) A home is made by 
—————————————————––——— 
.
(iv) It has 
—————————————––——————————————— 
.
2. Now complete these sentences about your house and home.
(i) My house is 
—————————————————––———————
—————————————————––—————————————— 
.
(ii) The best thing about my home is 
———————— ——— —––——
———————————————— —––—————————————— 
.
WORKING WITH THE POEM
Lengthy Process
“So, your son is still going to
college,” a man remarked to
another. “What is he going to
be when he finally graduates?”
Replied the second: “Old”.
2020-21
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