View and navigate your assignments (teacher)

View and navigate your assignments (teacher)

View your assigned, returned, and draft assignments in the Assignments tab. You can view them by class, or view them across all your classes. Selecting any assignment will allow you to grade it, make edits, or view the assignment from a student's perspective. View all grades by selecting the Grades tab.

View and sort assignments within one class

Navigate to the General channel in your class, then select Assignments

Select the Assignments tab in the General channel.

Tip: Use your search bar to search for an assignment by keyword.

Assigned work

By default, any assignments you've sent to students or scheduled to assign later will display by order of due date under the Assigned arrow. Select Load previous and Load more to browse the list. 

Selecting an assignment will open the grading pane, where you can grade work that students have turned in and return their work.

  • Select Edit assignment to make changes to the assignment.

  • Select Student view to preview the assignment from a student's perspective.



Grade, edit, or view an assignment from a student's perspective.
 

View returned and draft assignments

Select the dropdown arrows to view your draft and returned assignments.

Drafts, Assigned, and Graded dropdown arrows.  

Note: Assignments are considered "returned" when all of them have been returned to your students. When students turn in additional work, the assignment will appear in your Assigned list again to notify you that there's work you haven't reviewed yet.

Filter assignments by category

If you've added categories to your assignments, such as "Homework" or "Review," you can filter for them in your assignments list. 

To view all your assignments by one category, select All categories and choose the category you want to view.

Filter by assignment category.

View grades

View your completed and incomplete grading work by selecting the Grades tab in the General channel.

Navigate to the General channel of your class team and select Grades.
 

You'll see that your assignments appear in rows and your students in a column. Assignments are ordered by due date, with the nearest date at the beginning. Continue scrolling to continue viewing assignments

Full view of Grades tab

Each cell provides you with information on the student's status with the assignment or any points you've already returned.

  • Click a cell to edit points or take action on a student's assignment.

  • Select an assignment's square to open it.

    Select an assignment to open it.

  • Select a student's name to view details about their grades and progress in your class so far.

View assignments across classes

To view assignments across all your classes, select Assignments from your app bar. Select an assignment to make edits or start grading.

Assignments app in the app bar.

  • Select Load previous or Load more to load additional assignments.

  • Select Drafts, Assigned, or Returned to view assignments by status.

  • Select Create to create a new assignment for any class from this screen.

Note: Not seeing an older assignment? Navigate to individual class teams and visit the Assignments tab to load more assignments.

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