Add materials to the Classwork page

This article is for teachers

As a Classroom teacher, you can post resource materials, such as a syllabus, classroom rules, or topic-related reading, to the Classwork page. 

Like other types of posts on the Classwork page, materials can be organized by topic, reordered, and scheduled to post later.

Add materials 

When you add materials to the Classwork page, you can:

Add materials

  1. Go to and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Classwork.
  3. At the top, click Create  and then Material.
    Click Material
  4. Enter a title and a description.
    Enter title

Add attachments

You can add Google Drive files, links, or YouTube videos to your materials.

To upload a file, click Attach . Select the file and click Upload.

To attach a Google Drive file:

  1. Click Drive .
  2. Select the item and click Add.
    Note: If you see a message that you don’t have permission to attach a file, click Copy. Classroom makes a copy to attach to the material and saves it to the class Drive folder.

To attach a YouTube video, click YouTube YouTube and choose an option:

  • To search for a video to attach:
    1. In the search box, enter keywords and click Search .
    2. Click the video and then Add.
  • To attach a video link:
    1. Click URL.
    2. Enter the URL and click Add.

To attach a link, click Link , enter the URL, and click Add Link.

To delete an attachment, next to it, click Remove .

Post to one or more classes

Under For, click the Down arrow and then select the class or classes you want to include.
Select class

Note: You can’t post to individual students across multiple classes. Posts to multiple classes are shared with all students in the classes.

Post to individual students

By default, material is posted to all students in the class. You can post material to individual students. However, if more than one class is included, you can’t post to individual students. You also can’t post to more than 100 individual students at a time.

  1. Next to All students, click the Down arrow and then All students to deselect it.
    Select students
  2. Select the students you want to post the material to.

    Note: You’ll see the number of students you posted to in the class stream. To view the students’ names, click number students on the material.

Add a topic

  1. Next to Topic, click the Down arrow .Click No topic
  2. Choose an option:
    • To create a topic, click Create topic and enter a topic name. 
    • To select a topic in the list, click it.
Post, schedule, or save drafted material

To post the material immediately, click Post.

To schedule the material to post later:

  1. Next to Post, click the Down arrow and then Schedule.
  2. Next to the date, click the Down arrow  and select a date and time.
  3. Click Schedule
    The material automatically posts at the scheduled date and time.

To save the material as a draft, next to Post, click the Down arrow and then Save draft.  

To see scheduled and drafted materials, click Classwork.

Edit material

Note: If material is posted to several classes, editing it in one class doesn't change it in any other class.

  1. Go to and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Classwork.
  3. Next to the material, click More and then Edit.
    Click Edit
  4. Choose an option:
    • For posted material: Make your changes and click Save.
    • For scheduled material: Make your changes and click Schedule.
    • For draft material: Make your changes. Then, next to Post, click the Down arrow and then Save draft.
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