Quick Grades and Assignment Comments

Use Quick Grades to easily enter grades or individual comments for students tied to specific assignments that appear in PIV.

To open Quick Grades, click on the Quick Grades link under Gradebook or from the Gradebook Grid view and cli

ck the Quick Grades button. Use the directional arrow to navigate between assignments (NOTE: Assignments may not be entered from this view, only grades).

Entering Grades and Assignment Comments

Use Quick Grades to easily enter grades by selecting a grade from the drop-down list or enter a letter grade to enter the midpoint value of a grading scale (if the range for a B is 80 - 89, then the midpoint is 85%). Comments (up to 255 characters) can be included in reports and are available to those with access through the Pinnacle Internet Viewer.
  • Set up the assignment in the Gradebook Grid view.
  • Click on the Quick Grades links.
  • Enter the number grade or use the dropdown menu to select the letter grade.
  • Use the asterisk key (*) to repeat the last entry for the next student.
  • Entries are automatically saved. The entry quickly flashes yellow as confirmation.
  • Enter the comment and use the Enter key to save and move on to the next student.
  • To edit a comment, from the Quick Grades view, click in the Comments box and make the appropriate change.
  • After a comment has been entered, a red triangle appears in the Gradebook Grid view. Hovering over the triangle will display the comment.