Graded Discussions

When you first create a discussion, you have the option to make it a graded discussion. Making it a graded discussion will add it to the Canvas gradebook and make it so that you you can use the SpeedGrader to grade it.


From the Discussions page, click the + Discussion button

plus discussion button


Under Options, click the checkbox next to Graded

discussion options showing the graded option highlighted


Add other options

You now have the option to add points possible, display the grade in the desired format, choose an assignment group, assign peer reviews, assign to specific people or the whole class, and choose due dates and availability dates.

graded discussion options showing a field for points possible, a dropdown menu for display grade as with points as default option, assignment group dropdown with assignments as default option, require peer reviews checkbox, assign to with everyone as default, due, available from, and until date