After you have created categories in jmc Teacher, you are ready to add assignments into your gradebook. Assignments are coursework such as daily work, quizzes, tests, and projects which are scored and recorded in order to calculate a student's grade percentage. Pick a category to contain the assignment, give it a maximum score and a date and you are on your way!

Head to Scores > Categories and Assignments and click the name link of the assignment to begin.

Step One: Click the "Add Assignment" link to enter the assignment information under the selected category.

Step Two: Enter the assignment name in the "Assignment Name" field to display an assignment in the Assignment Scores page.

Step Three: Enter a number in the "Max Score" field to establish the number of points possible for the assignment.

Step Four: Enter the assignment date in the "Date" field or simply click the calendar icon.

Step Five (optional): Enter a number in the "Sort Order" field to set the order that assignments will appear under the category in the view box.

Step Six (optional): Click the "Benchmarks" button to assign a benchmark to the assignment if your school reports on standards and benchmarks.

Step Seven: Click the "Save" button to add your assignment to the category you have selected.

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