Grade a forum topic using a rubric

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Go to Forums

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Select the Forums tool from the tool menu of your site.

Select topic you want to grade

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Select the title of the student's post to be graded

Select the title of the student's post to be graded.png

Select the Grade button in the student post

Select the Grade button in the student post.png

Scroll to the bottom of the window

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The rubric will appear at the bottom of the modal window, just below the Comments field.

Select the appropriate rating level for each criterion

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The points will be added up automatically based on your rating selections. The total points earned will appear in the Grade field below the rubric.

(Optional) If you allowed individual score adjustments, you may fine tune the rating points if needed. Please note that only whole numbers should be used (avoid a grade of 4.5 for example)

(Optional) If you allowed individual score adjustments, you may fine tune the rating points if needed.png

(Optional) Select the Comment icon [Leave a comment for the student about this criterion] if you would like to include additional feedback

(Optional) Select the Comment icon (Leave a comment for the student about this criterion) if you would like to include additional feedback.png

Enter your comments into the text field provided, and select Done when finished.

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Note: The Comments icon changes color when there are comments saved.

Select Submit Grade when finished grading this post

Select Submit Grade when finished grading this post.png

More questions about the Rubrics tool?


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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help