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Moodle Gradebook - Second Edition by Rebecca Barrington

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Letter grades

For some assessments or homework activities, students might need to see their assignment graded with a letter such A or D. In Moodle, letter grades are essentially number grades that are shown as letters in the Gradebook. Percentages are used to link the grade awarded to a relevant letter grade. The advantage of using letter grades is that they act like numbers, so they can be used for a course's total calculations.

The default grade letters within Moodle courses are shown in the following screenshot:

Letter grades

When the teacher grades the assignment, they give a numerical grade, which is then converted by Moodle into a percentage and is shown ...

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