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How do I grade an assessment (i.e. test or quiz) using a rubric?

Updated Dec 18, 2020

Go to Tests & Quizzes.

Select the Tests & Quizzes tool from the tool menu of your site.

From the Actions menu for the assessment you want to grade, select Scores.

Tip: You may also select the number in the Submitted column to go to the student submissions for an assessment.

To grade one student at a time, select the student's name for the submission to be graded.

Select the Grading Rubric tab.

Select the appropriate rating level for each criterion.

The points will be added up automatically based on the rating selections. The total points earned will appear below the rubric.

Optional: If individual score adjustment was applied, modify the rating points as necessary.

Optional: Select the Comment icon [Leave a comment for the student about this criterion] to include additional feedback.

Enter your comments into the text field provided, and select Done when finished.

Note: The Comments icon changes color when there are comments saved.

Select Update when finished grading the assessment.

Alternatively, select the Questions tab to grade one question at a time for the whole class.

Select the Rubric icon for the student you want to grade.

Select the appropriate rating level for each criterion.

The points will be added up automatically based on the rating selections. The total points earned will appear below the rubric.

Optional: If individual score adjustment was applied, modify the rating points as necessary.

Optional: Select the Comment icon [Leave a comment for the student about this criterion] to include additional feedback.

Enter your comments into the text field provided, and select Done when finished.

Note: The Comments icon changes color when there are comments saved.

Select Update when finished grading the question.

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