Creating a Bonus Grade Item

Add a Bonus Grade Item

An extra credit or bonus assignment is an optional assignment that has the potential to boost a student's grade if it is completed. The bonus assignment points are not included in the maximum points for the final grade. If completed, it would be added to the calculated final grade.

  1. Navigate to Assessments (navbar) > Grades.
  2. Select Manage Grades.
  3. Select Item from the New blue button.
  4. Select Numeric.
  5. Enter a name in the title field.
  6. Enter the maximum points for the bonus assignment in the 'Maximum Points' field.
  7. Check the box next to 'Can Exceed' if the assignment can exceed the maximum points.
  8. Check the box next to 'Bonus'.
  9. Click Save and Close.

Video Walkthrough

Creating a bonus assignment.