Using Total Points with Weight, the grades a student earns is totaled up by each Assignment Type. If a student's cumulative grade increases, the newly entered grade my have raised their average for a specific Assignment Type. To verify the grades in each specific category for a student:

  1. Open the Grade Book for the class to verify
  2. Click on the student's name
  3. Scroll to the section(s) for the the affected assignment type.
  4. Calculate the grades both before and after.
  • An increase to this (when using weight) would cause an increase to the overall grade.
  • The change may be larger due to a higher number of points being assigned.