Frequently Asked Questions

Drop Grade Item

How do I drop a student's lowest Quiz grade (or assignment grade)?

Note: If you wish to drop one assignment or quiz from the gradebook, you must have your gradebook organized by categories. In addition, all grade items within a category must have the same point value (or weight). Grade items marked as Bonus items cannot be dropped.

  1. Click Grades
  2. Click on the name of the Grade Category you wish to enable this option for
  3. Grade DistributionUnder the Grading section
    1. Check the box next to Distribute points across all items
      1. Enter the points per grade item in the Points per item box
        • For example, if you have 4 Quizzes worth 25 points each, enter 25 in this box
      2. Remember: All grade item points (or weight %) must be evenly distributed. If your grade items are not evenly distributed checking the box and entering Points per item will change grades!
      3. Enter the total number of Grade Items you wish to drop in the appropriate box
        • For example, if you wish to drop the lowest Quiz score, enter 1 in the Number of lowest non-bonus items to drop for each user box.

Published: 04/19/2010    Updated: 03/27/2013