Fill In The Blank is a great tool for creating cloze tasks. Students are prompted to enter their answer right within the question!

To add a Fill In The Blank question:

  1. Click on the blue + button (or the "add" icon in the more recent version)

  2. Choose "Fill In The Blank" from the Question types

  3. Type your text in the question bar

  4. Click "add blank" where you'd like your students to fill in their replies

  5. Enter the correct answer key(s)

  6. Toggle on "Allow Partial Credit" to take auto-grading up a notch by allowing your students to get credit for answering part of the question correct:

How we grade the "Allow Partial Credit" feature in Fill In The Blank Questions

Let's take a look at an example of how this works in practice. Here is a Fill In The Blank answer key:

There are 3 correct answers. The question is scored out of 3 points.

Here are some examples of student responses to this In Line Choice question, along with their auto-graded scores.

Student A

Student A has 3 correct answers

Student A's auto-graded score will be 1 out of possible 1 points, or 100%

Student B

Student B has 2 correct answers

Student B's auto-graded score will be 2 out of possible 3 points, or 67% (rounded)

What's next?

If you would like to provide your students with reply options to choose from, check out our In Line Choice question type!

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