When grading Simple Assessments, you can do the following:

  • Assign scores to individual questions that need to be manually graded.
  • Adjust scores to individual questions that are auto-scored.
  • Adjust the total score.
  • Adjust the status.
  • Leave a comment.
  • Add the assessment to a student's portfolio.

Access the Assessment

  • Step 1: Navigate to your Assigned Assessments in your Assessments module.
  • Step 2: Choose the correct class from the Classes dropdown menu.
  • Step 3: Click on the Assessment.

Grade the Assessment

Select Grade (or Regrade if the assessment has already been graded) for any student.

For Short Answer Questions:

  • Short Answer questions will appear at the top of the page. Once they have been graded, they will move back to their respective position on the assessment.
  • Click into each box to add a score and click Save.
  • Once all ungraded questions have been graded, the assessment will revert back to listing the questions in numerical order.

For Multiple Choice and True/False Questions:

  • Since these questions are auto-scored, they will already have grades. You can manually change the score of any auto-scored question.
  • Dark green indicates the correct answer the student selected.
  • Light green indicates the correct answer the student did not select.
  • Orange indicates the incorrect answer the student selected.

Adjust the Overall Score

(points-based assessments only)

If you want to adjust the overall score of the assessment without changing the score of an individual question, follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Navigate to your points gradebook
  • Step 2: Double-click inside the points area for that assessment
  • Step 3: Change the score and select Enter or Return on your keyboard.


Edit Status

To edit the status of the student's assessment, follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Navigate to the top of the assessment.
  • Step 2: Select a status from the "Select Status" drop down menu.


Leave a Comment

To leave a comment on the student's assessment, follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Scroll to the bottom of the assessment.
  • Step 2: Click Leave a Comment. There is a character limit of 1000.

Add to the Student Portfolio

To add this test to the student's portfolio, you can select the star icon from the grading page, or you can select the star from within the student's assessment itself.

What happens when you add the assessment to the student's portfolio?

  • Students and parents will be able to see a quick-view of the assessment grade.
  • Students and parents will be able to see the contents of the assessment, as well as the answers.

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