An Essay question is similar to a Short Answer but it provides more space to work and offers additional formatting options and tools for your students to get creative! Essay questions are limited to 10,000 characters so students have plenty of room to express 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 users: Enable partial match, case sensitivity, and Show Your Work for even greater control over auto-grading and insight into your students' understanding. Want Premium Features? Find out more here.

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

What's next? 

Learn how you can create Show Your Work questions!

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