Grade items can be assigned to individual submission folders, discussion topics, and quizzes in your course. Also, you can create grade items for assignments that are not being completed or turned in through D2L and manually enter scores for them in the Grades area.
These instructions focus on numeric grade items since they are the type most commonly used.
Also, please know that you can create grade items for submission folders, discussion topics, and quizzes within their settings. See the pages for these D2L tools for more information.
Grade users by assigning a value out of a specified total number of points. Numeric grade items are the only type of grade item that you can associate with course objects such as discussions, quizzes, and assignments. To create numeric grade items