An Essay question is similar to a Short Answer but it provides more space to work and offers additional formatting options for your students.

To add an Essay question:

  1. Click on "+" icon and choose from the middle column with the blue icons
  2. Choose "Essay" 
  3. Type a question or prompt. Your students will be able to type their response!
  4. Optional: You can set correct answer(s) for auto-grading. 

Premium features: Enable partial match* and case sensitivity* for even greater control over auto-scoring.

Tip: Teachers and students can highlight text for formatting options such as sub/superscripts, fractions, bullet points, hyperlinks and more!

Please note: features marked with an asterisk* are available with a Premium or Team license. Want Premium Features? Find out more here.

What's next? 

Learn how you can create Show Your Work questions!

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