Creating Custom Assignments

Create a new custom Assignments from your Course's Assignment Page. Edit, delete, and assign custom curriculum from Your Create Page.

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Written by Jeremy Keeshin
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CodeHS lets you create assignments and add them to any Course while you're teaching it! You can do this directly on the Course Assignment Page, or you can create individual assignments on your personal Create page in order to assign them later.

Create and Edit Assignments on the Assignments Page

To create an Assignment directly from your Assignments page, click the Add button > Assignment:

In the pop-up window, enter the Assignment Title and choose which Module and Lesson you want to assign the custom assignment to, and then click Create:

Image asking for assignment title, module, and lesson

From here, you can choose the type of assignment, add activity details, configure, and finish creating your assignment!

More detailed information about each step is below:

  1. Choose Activity Type: Select which type of assignment you want to create. For Coding Exercises, pick from all the languages available on CodeHS including JavaScript, Python, Java, and more! Learn more about the different types of assignments here.

  2. Activity Details: Name the assignment, add a description/directions, starter code, test cases, solution code, and other details (depending on the Activity Type selected).

  3. Configure: Adjust settings for the assignment like Due Dates, Access Controls, and Autograding.

  4. Finish: Preview and finalize the Assignment.

Editing and Configuring an Assignment

Any assignment you create will have an Edit link to the right of the assignment's name. Note: the Edit link will not show for pre-created CodeHS assignments.

To edit an assignment:

  1. Click edit next to the assignment name

  2. Click save after any changes are made

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Co-Creating and Editing Shared Assignments

Co-teachers with edit permission can edit custom assignments in their shared courses. Learn more about permissions in Adding a Co-Teacher to Your Section and Course.

View more information about the assignment in the About tab including the assignment's owner and when it was last edited.

Managing Custom Assignments from Your Create Page

If an assignment is not assigned to any course, you can still access and edit it from the Create Page.

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