You may be wondering whatever possessed me to even consider the idea of giving kids and teens homework for Sunday School classes. Perhaps your students are barely engaged during class time. The idea of them even considering doing anything extra outside of class makes you want to roll your eyes! Yet, handled properly, a few homework assignments from you might increase student understanding and even involvement.
If you are willing to try it in your class, there are some important things to remember. If you really want students to participate, learn and become more engaged with their faith, make sure your assignments are given with these important principles in mind: