Drop Specific Assignments from GradeBook

You can drop specific assignment scores from the GradeBook for all students so they are no longer considered in grade calculations. For example, you can drop the scores for the first quiz of the term.

Dropped assignments are not counted toward the points possible or points earned in GradeBook calculations.

  1. From the GradeBook, click Settings.
  2. Click the Categories tab.
  3. At the top of the Categories page, select an assignment category.

    Assignments in that category are listed.

  4. Either drop the assignment from GradeBook calculations or remove it from the GradeBook completely.
    To do thisDo this
    Drop the assignment Beside the assignment, select drop from gradebook calculations.

    The assignment score will be listed, but will not be used in any calculations.

    Remove the assignment Beside the assignment, select remove entirely from gradebook.

    The assignment will not be listed in the GradeBook.

    Restore a removed assignment At the bottom of the page, select the assignment in the Return Assignment to GradeBook menu and click go.
  5. Click Save.

    If you don't want to update your GradeBook calculations now, first clear Update GradeBook.

After your GradeBook is updated, student category scores and grades exclude the dropped assignments from calculation of points possible and points earned.

To verify that the assignment was dropped from calculations, you can view calculation details for the student's category score.