How do I grade one quiz question at a time in SpeedGrader?
You can choose to grade manually graded quiz questions for all students at the same time. Manually graded questions include essay and file upload questions.
- Grading one question at a time is only available for quizzes.
- Quizzes that pull questions from a question bank will shuffle the order of questions for each student. Question order for each submission may vary within SpeedGrader.
In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link.
Click the title of the quiz you want to open.
In the Sidebar, click the SpeedGrader link.
To enable question grading, click the SpeedGrader settings icon  and click the Grade by question (beta) checkbox .
View Number Bar
When question grading is enabled, Canvas will display a number bar above the quiz view panel to represent each question in your quiz.
Numbers in gray boxes with gray numbers  represent questions that have already been graded. These are multiple-choice, true/false, and other types of questions where instructors can assign the answer and have Canvas grade the quiz automatically.
Numbers in white boxes with blue numbers  represent questions that need to be graded manually. Canvas will also display a red notification bar  with the quiz questions that need to be reviewed and assigned a grade.
View Additional Questions
If the number of questions in your quiz exceeds the width of the number bar, you can use the arrows at either end of the number bar to advance to additional questions.
You can also scroll down the quiz to locate the quiz question you want to view. The number bar will adjust automatically as you scroll.
Note: The question bar is dynamic according to the size of your browser view. Zooming into your browser’s window will decrease the number of questions in the number bar, while zooming out will increase the number of questions. The minimum number of questions that will appear within the largest zoom view is 18.
To view a question, click the question number in the number bar .
If a question needs to be manually graded, you can click the question number directly within the notification window .
Note: When hovering over any box in the number bar, the box will temporarily fill with a light gray color to indicate which quiz number you want to select.
View Blue Outline in Number Bar
Once you begin to view the quiz, a blue outline around the number will identify the question you are currently viewing. A blue outline will also appear around the entire question.
Navigate to a question that needs manual grading. Enter the score in the points field , then click the Update Scores button .
Advance to Next Student
If you want to review this same manually graded question for all students at the same time, return to the student submission list. Advance to the same quiz question for the next student by clicking the arrow button . Or, you can view the quiz question for a specific student by opening the student submission drop-down menu  and clicking the student's name.