Grade and return question answers

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Note: The previous version of Classroom (without the Classwork page) is deprecated and will be discontinued on September 4, 2019. For more information, see Classroom classes without the Classwork page.

 

You can see the current status of students’ work on the Student Work page.

Note: You might notice slight visual differences when grading on a tablet versus a phone.

If you don’t know if your class is using Classwork, see Does my class have the Classwork page?

My class has the Classwork page

If you don't have the Classwork page, go here instead.

View answers
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Classwork and then the question.
  3. Tap the student’s name.
  4. (Optional) To add a private comment, tap Add private comment. Enter your comment and tap Post Post.
  5. Tap Close Close to return to the answer summary.
Grade and return an answer
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Classwork and then the question.
  3. (Optional) The default point value is 100. To change it, tap the point value. Enter another value or select Ungraded and then Save.
  4. Tap a student’s name.
  5. Next to Add grade, enter the grade.

    Note: For decimal grades, Classroom supports 2 digits after the decimal point. If you enter more than 2 digits, the grade is rounded to the nearest 2-digit decimal form. For example, if you enter 88.725, it’s rounded to 88.73.

    You can return grades now or later. However, for students to get a notification about new grades, you need to return their grade. 

  6. (Optional) To add a private comment, tap Add private comment. Enter your comment and tap Post Post.
  7. Choose an option:
    • To return the grade to the student, tap Return.
    • To return to Student Answers, tap Close Close and enter grades for any additional students.
  8. (Optional) To return grades to multiple students at once, on the Student Answers page, tap the box next to each student whose grade you want to return and tap Return.
Change a grade
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Classwork and then the question.
  3. Tap the name of the student whose grade you want to change.
  4. Tap the grade and enter a new one.
  5. Tap Close Close.
Export grades
This feature is only available in the computer version of Classroom. To see the instructions, click Computer.

My class doesn't have the Classwork page

View answers
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then tap the question.
  3. Tap Student answers and then Summary.
  4. (Optional) For short answer questions, to respond to a student’s answer, tap Reply Reply, enter your reply, and tap Post Post.
  5. Tap Cancel Close to return to the answers summary.

Note: All students will be able to see the reply.

Grade and return an answer
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then tap the question.
  3. Tap Student answers.
  4. (Optional) The default point value is 100. To change it, tap the point value. Enter another value or select Ungraded and then Save.
  5. Tap a student’s name.
  6. At Add grade, enter the grade.

    Note: For decimal grades, Classroom supports 2 digits after the decimal point. If you enter more than 2 digits, the grade is rounded to the nearest 2-digit decimal form. For example, if you enter 88.725, it’s rounded to 88.73.

    The grade is automatically saved but not returned to the student.

  7. (Optional) To add a private comment, tap Add private comment. Enter your comment and tap Post Post.
  8. Choose an option:
    • To return the grade to the student, tap Return.
    • To return to Student answers, tap Cancel Close and enter grades for any additional students.
  9. (Optional) To return grades to multiple students at once, on the Student answers page, tap the box next to each student whose grade you want to return and tap Return.

Note: To update students about new grades, you need to return the question to them. You can return questions during another session.

Change a grade
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then tap the question.
  3. Tap a student’s name.
  4. Enter the new grade.

    The grade is automatically saved but not returned to the student.

  5. Choose an option:
    • To return the grade to the student, tap Return.
    • To return to Student answers, tap Cancel Close and enter new grades for any additional students
  6. (Optional) To return updated grades to multiple students at once, on the Student answers page, tap the box next to each student whose grade you want to return and tap Return.
  7. Tap Update.
Export grades
This feature is only available in the computer version of Classroom. To see the instructions, click Computer.
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