Grade with a rubric

In Assignments, you can use a rubric to grade and give feedback.

Once you’ve selected rubrics while grading, you can’t edit or delete the assignment's rubric.

See a rubric while grading

  1. Choose one:

  2. Click the course.
  3. Choose one:

    • If you're using Assignments outside your LMS, click the assignment and then the student's document.
    • If you're using Assignments LTI within your LMS, click the assignment and then Open in Assignments and then the student's document.

    The file opens in the grading tool.

  4. In the right column, click Grading Grading.
  5. To expand or collapse a criterion’s description, click the Down arrow Down Arrow or Up arrow Up arrow.

Select a rating for each criterion

The rubric score automatically updates as you select performance levels.

  1. Choose one:

  2. Click the course.
  3. Choose one:

    • If you're using Assignments outside your LMS, click the assignment and then the student's document.
    • If you're using Assignments LTI within your LMS, click the assignment and then Open in Assignments and then the student's document.

    The file opens in the grading tool.

  4. In the right column, click Grading Grading.
  5. To assign a rubric level for each criterion, choose one:
    • Click a rating level for each criterion.
    • If you’re using the criterion for scoring, enter a number.

Manually change the total grade

Rubric grades aren’t automatically added to the grade field.

  1. Choose one:

  2. Click the course.
  3. Choose one:

    • If you're using Assignments outside your LMS, click the assignment and then the student's document.
    • If you're using Assignments LTI within your LMS, click the assignment and then Open in Assignments and then the student's document.

    The file opens in the grading tool.

  4. In the right column, click Grading Grading.
  5. Under Grade, enter the rubric's total score or an adjusted score for the assignment. 
 

Have more rubrics questions? Go to the rubrics FAQ

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