What can I do with the Grades Feature?
view or download student submissions
manually enter scores / grades
hide scores from students until ALL are recorded.
message students who have not submitted work.
leave comments for students
sort assignments by due date, category, student name etc.
curve all scores
How do I get to the Canvas Gradebook?
Select “GRADES” from the
Navigation bar on the left.
What do icons mean?
Speech Bubble - graded discussion, not yet graded
Paper Icon - document submitted, not yet graded
Filmstrip Icon - media recording submitted, not yet graded
TypeWriter Icon - text entry submitted, not yet graded.
Blank cell - URL submitted, not yet graded.
What do colors mean?
1. yellow = re-submitted assignment
2. pink = late ( according to due date listed in actual assignment.)
3. gray = dropped
What types of grades are available?
you have 5
choices of how to
In the Canvas Gradebook:
1. Dash = no submission
2. number = points given for assignment
3. check mark = complete
4. x = Incomplete
5. letter grade - according to grading scheme set up
at Admin level.
6. percentage - score
What does the Assignment Drop down
Menu ( )allow me to do?
Assignment Details: tells average, high and low score for
SpeedGrader: takes you to the speed grader
Message students: send message to all who did not
complete or who scored lower than X or higher than X.
Set Default Grade: Give all the same score.
Curve Grades: curve scores
Download: download assignment submissions.
Mute: hide score until all are graded.
How do I sort my gradebook?
Select the gear wheel at the top left of the
Scroll down and arrange by due date or
Use tiny triangle under Student name to
sort students by name or ID