Bonus Grade Items

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NOTE: To place a bonus item within a gradebook category, the category settings must be changed to allow the total category points to exceed the total required points. See instructions below for Changing Category Settings to Accept Bonus Items.



Making a Grade Item a Bonus Item

  1. From the Navigation Bar, select Grades.
    Course Nav Bar with Grades selected
  2. Select Manage Grades.
    Grades edit options with Manage Grades selected
  3. Navigate to the Grade Item you wish to make a bonus item.
  4. Select the Title of the grade item.
  5. Select the Bonus Checkbox.
    Grading options with Bonus selected
  6. Select Save & Close

    NOTE: In the D2L gradebook, bonus items are identified with a gold star.

    In the D2L gradebook, bonus items are identified with a gold star.


Changing Category Settings to Accept Bonus Items

NOTE: To place a bonus item within a category, the category settings must be changed to allow the total category points to exceed the total required points.

  1. From the Navigation Bar, select Grades.
    Course Nav Bar with Grades selected
  2. Select Manage Grades.
    Grades edit options with Manage Grades selected
  3. Navigate to the Grade Category you wish to add a bonus to.
  4. Select the Title of the grade category.
  5. Select the Can Exceed Checkbox.
    Grading options with Can Exceed selected.
  6. Select Save & Close.


Come visit the eLearning team in TLC 427 for assistance.
If you are unable to visit in person, please contact us by email
at lcc_​elearning@​lcc.​edu, or by phone at (517) 4831839.

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