Create Grading Categories
Create grading categories to group assignments. The average score of a grading category counts as a percentage of students' overall grades.
Assignments are color coded by category in the gradebook. Colors are randomly assigned to grading categories on the Edit Grading Categories page. The color displays as a bar above the assignments in the category. The category name is also listed before the assignment name, as pictured below:
- Click the Gradebook tab.
- Click .
- Enter a name for the category in Create New Category, Named.
- Click Add.
Set a percentage in % of Grade.
This is the percentage of the final grade the category is worth.
- Optional: Add a comment to remind yourself what kind of assignments belong in this category.
- Click Save or Save & Return.