An Essay question is similar to a Short Answer but it provides more space to work and offers additional formatting options for your students. Essay questions are limited to 10,000 characters so students have plenty of room to expression their thoughts.

To add an Essay question:

  1. Click on the "+" icon 
  2. Choose "Essay" from the blue icons
  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-grading.

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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