Open Response Capture


Open Response items have a customized area for the student to write his/her answer using either lines or a grid. The items are rubric-scored by the teacher.

Create an Open Response Question

Select the "Assignments" tab.

Select the assignment name you want to change the format of the answer bubbles.

Check the box before each question you want to change the format of the answer bubbles.

Select the "Edit" button to open the item editor.

Select "Open Response" from the Type field.

Select the number of rows (up to 10) you want to appear in the handwriting area.

Determine the spacing of the rows in the writing area.
Note: You must have 2 or more text rows selected for this option to appear.

Select if you want lines or a grid to appear in the writing area.

Select the numbers you want to appear in the bubbles by typing directly into the Grading Options field (Max 10 for a 0-9 rubric)

Weight each rubric value by editing the Multiplier.

The Preview displays the options you selected.

Align the question to standards if desired.

Move to another question with the "Previous" and "Next" buttons or "Save" and "X" out of the window.

Form Samples

The four images illustrate how a Rubric with Capture will look on the printed form for the different types.

Note: In Student Portal, the answers will be typed in the textbox area. An unlimited number of characters allowed.

Suggested Uses

• Mathematics: Equations, Proofs/Problem • Solving, Statistics, Charts & Graphs
• Early Learners: Letter & Number formation, Oral tests (read a question and students write it down)
• Shapes
• Illustrations: Life Cycle, Vocabulary, Venn Diagram
• Writing: Summarize, Explain/Evidence
• Sentence diagramming
• Exit Slips
• Opinions
• Reflections

Grading Options

Open Response questions are a teacher-graded question type, so responses are collected which the teacher can score based on the response. The open response capture question type has two different options for grading, either by selecting from a rubric scale or by assigning specific points.