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After you have created your class, you can create a Grading Calendar that sets up the grading period dates for that class. In the Gradebook you are able to sort assignments by grading period, based on the due date. Once a Grading Calendar has been created for one of your classes, it can easily be used for another. 

 

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Step 1: select Tools from the Home page or Gradebook.

 

To create a Grading Calendar, mouse over your class on the Home page under Class & Student Management and select Tools.

 

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The Class Details page appears. You can also get there by selecting Gradebook > choosing a class from the drop-down menu > and clicking Tools.

 

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Step 2: enter a name for your Grading Calendar.

 

Select Grading Calendar and click Create A New Calendar. Enter a Calendar Name

 

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Step 3: define the calendar periods and save your Grading Calendar.

 

Enter the name of the first grading period, along with the starting and ending dates.  

 

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To add another grading period to your Grading Calendar, click plus.png. If you need to delete a grading period, click Delete Period. Click the Save button to save your Grading Calendar.

 

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Step 4 (Optional): use an existing Grading Calendar for another class.

 

After you have selected Tools from the Home page or Gradebook, select Grading Calendar and click Import And Copy An Existing Calendar.

 

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Use the Select A Calendar To Import drop-down menu to select an existing Grading Calendar. The Grading Calendar appears. 

 

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Click Save to use the Grading Calendar for the selected class.

 

Next:

 

Create and schedule assignments by following the steps in our Assignment Creation article.