How to Create Assignments in Canvas

To add assignments:

  1. Log into Canvas and browse to the course in which you would like to create an assignment. 

  2. On the left, click Assignments.


  3. Click the +Assignment button. This will take you to the assignment editor.


  4. Add a description or other instructions in the editor. Modify other attributes of the assignment as needed. (For example: Points, Display Grade As, etc.)

  5. For Submission Type, choose "External Tool," then click "Find."

  6. Choose CK-12 App in the dialog that appears. This name will vary depending on how your CK-12 installation was implemented.  If you are uncertain which external tool to choose, please contact your administrator. 


  7. Navigate to the content you want to assign, and click "Assign" or "Create Assignment." (This will vary depending on the content.)
  8. If the "Configure External Tool" dialog box reappears, click the Select button.
  9. Choose a due date, recipients and availability. 

  10. Click Save, or Save & Publish if you are ready to publish your assignment.



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