Add a grade category to posts

This article is for teachers.

You can use the gradebook to add grade categories to questions, assignments, and quiz assignments.

You can add categories on mobile devices, but you can only create them in the web version of Classroom.

Add a grade category to a post

Note: Before you can use grade categories, you have to create them on the Settings page. For instructions, go to Set up grading.

  1. Go to and click Sign In.

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

  2. Click the classand thenClasswork.
  3. Choose an option:
    • To add a grade category to an existing post, next to the assignment, quiz assignment, or question, click More and thenEdit.
    • To add a grade category to a new post, create an assignment, quiz assignment, or question.
  4. Under Grade category, click the Down arrow , choose a category and click Save.
  5. (Optional) To edit the grade category, under Grade category, choose No category or a category and click Save.

View grade categories

To see the grade category assigned to a post, you can go to:

  • The Grades page

  • The assignment detail page, under Instructions

  • The Classwork page

  • The Student profile page

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