H5P | How to link H5P with grades

As you may have already discovered in the article How to set up H5P, H5P offers a big range of tools and possibilities. Here you will learn more of the options that H5P includes. This article will show you how to link grades to H5P items.

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In H5P you have the possibility to link an H5P item to a grade item in the Brightspace gradebook. While creating new content in H5P you have the possibility to fill in Title (metadata). This title in H5P will also be used in Brightspace as grade item title. Follow the next steps to do so:

  1. Navigate to Content in the navbar
navigate to content in the navbar
  1. Navigate to the module where your H5P is located
  2. Click on the black arrow next to the H5P content item

A drop-down menu will open

  1. Click Edit HTML

This will take you to the H5P editing page.


view of the content module where H5P content is located
  1. Click on the Insert Stuff button
click the insert stuff button int the text box

In the Insert Stuff pop-up window,

  1. Select H5P content

This will lead you to the H5P homepage.

  1. Click on your H5P folder
you will see the new folder created. Click on it
  1. Click on the name of the H5P item you want to link to grades
in the new folder, click add content
  1. Click Edit
H5P editing view. Click Edit

You will see now the following screen. Scroll down to visualize the extra options section.

go to the edit h5p page. Add a title to the assignment
  1. Click on the tab LTI Settings
  2. Under the section Choose when to send scores to the LMS, select what attempt option will generate a grade
  3. Click Save or Save and Insert
scroll down to the extra options sections, open the tab LTI assignment and select what attempt will be scored

After making these changes, a new grade item will be generated in the Brightspace gradebook. The grades will be exported from H5P to Brigthspace automatically.

in the gradebook you will see the new grade item created

You know now how to link grade items to H5P content!

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