Grades: Associate an Assignment with a Grade Item

The instructions below assume that you have already created a Grade Item in the Grades tool and an Assignment Submission Folder. If you have not done this, please follow the documentation for Creating a Grade Item first then create an Assignment Submission Folder.

Watch how to Associate an Assignment with a Grade Item

  1. Select Activities from the Navigation Bar, then select Assignments.
  2. In the example below several Assignment Submission Folders have already been created. Click on the context menu arrow next to the Assignment Submission Folder you wish to associate to a grade item and select Edit Submission Folder.Associate Grade Items to Activities
  3. Within the Properties tab, select the Grade Item from the drop-down list. Note: While it is possible to create a New Grade Item here within the assignment folder, it is not possible to create a Grade Category. Grade Categories must be set up in the Grades tool.
    Select Grade Item
  4. Ensure that the Assignment Submission Folder Name, Grade Item, and Out Of points value all correspond with what is listed in your syllabus and the grade item in the Grades tool. Click Save and Close.
    Make sure the assignment folder, grade item and out of matches grade item and syllabus
  5. From the list of Assignment Submission Folders, we can now see that Argument Paper 1 has been associated with a grade item as indicated by the ruler symbol.
    Assessment ruler icon appears next to assignment folder
  6. Repeat the steps above for any Assignment Submission Folders that you wish to associate with grade items.

Confirm the Grade Item Association in the Grades Tool

From Manage Grades within the Grades tool, you can verify that the Grade Item has been associated with an Assignment.
Argument Paper 1 Grade Item

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