Sapling Learning > Grades for External Activities

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You can make additional columns in the Sapling Learning gradebook for activities completed outside of Sapling Learning. Scores can be entered manually, or imported from a comma-separated list (.csv file).

Watch the following video or read the instructions below to learn how to create a column in the gradebook for external activities and enter students' scores.

Click on the image to view the video.


Add a column to the gradebook

Open the gradebook

Click the Grades icon in the left navigation menu of your main course page.

Click "Categories and items" at the top of the gradebook


Click "Add grade item" at the bottom of that page


Name item and enter maximum point value

Enter the item name (which will appear as the column header) and the maximum grade (the number of points each score is out of).

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Save changes"


Click the "View" tab to return to your gradebook

If you want to import grades, follow the instructions in the help article Grade Import and Export. If you want to type the grades directly into your gradebook, continue to the next step.

Enter scores manually

To enter scores manually, click Turn editing on at the top-right of your gradebook. Type the desired scores and click Update at the bottom of the page.


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