Add a Category

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You can use categories to organize assignments for student viewing, weight a category as a percent of the total score, and organize and filter your view of the grade sheet. You can add categories from the "Manage Assignments" page, or directly on the grade sheet.

To add categories on the grade sheet, follow these steps:

  1. From the account page, click the name of the grade book you wish to work with. You will move to the main view of the grade book.
  2. If necessary, select the "Grade Sheet" tab.
  3. On the grade sheet, click Add to open the drop-down menu.
  4. Select Add category.... The "Add Category" dialog box will appear.
  5. Give the category a name, and then click Save. Your new category will appear in the grade sheet.

To add categories on the "Manage Assignments" page, follow these steps:

  1. On the account page, click the name of the grade book you want to work with. You will move to the main view of the grade book.
  2. Click Manage in the global navigation in the upper right. You will move to the "Manage" page.
  3. Under the header "Assignments" click Edit. You will move to the "Manage Assignments" page.
    You can also reach the "Manage Assignments" page by clicking Manage assignments on the grade sheet tab of the main view of the grade book.
  4. Click Add category on the left. The "Add Category" dialog box will appear.
  5. Give the category a name, and then click Save. Your new category will appear in the list of categories on the left.
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