Save an assignment as a draft in Microsoft Teams

Save an assignment as a draft if you're not ready to assign it to your students yet. You can return to the assignment later on to edit, assign, or delete it.

  1. Navigate to the General channel in the desired classroom, then select Assignments.

  2. Select Create >Assignment.

  3. From within an assignment you’ve created, select Save. A title for the assignment is required. 

    Assignment creator.

    To view your list of saved assignment drafts, select the arrow next to Drafts.

    Drafts, Assigned, and Graded dropdown arrows.


  • Your assignment will save automatically if you select the back button. All assignments require a title.

  • Open a draft assignment to edit, discard, or assign it to students.

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