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Creating text grade items

Provide comments that are not counted towards users’ final grades.

  • Text grade items cannot belong to a category.
  • Text grade items do not contribute to the calculated final grade.

Create a text grade item

  1. On the Manage Grades page, click Item from the New button.
  2. Select Text.
  3. Enter a Name for the grade item.
  4. You can enter a Short Name to display in the grade book.
  5. Enter a Description of the grade item. If you want to make the description available to users, select Allow users to view grade item description.
  6. You can click Add Rubric to add a rubric, or click the Create Rubric in New Window link to create a new rubric.
  7. Select Display Options.
  8. Click Save and Close.