How to assign a mission

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Introduction
This article describes how to assign a Skills Locator, Mastery Check or Instructional Resources.

Steps

There are several ways to assign missions to students. You can:

  • Create assignments from the Student Profile report (Locators only)
  • Assign missions in bulk using the Ready For... cards.
  • Create assignments manually


From the Student Profile report

For information on creating assignments from the Student Profile report, see Skills Locator Assignments: Quick Assignments from Student Profile in the MAP Help Center.


Assigning missions in bulk

You can use the Ready For... cards to automate creating assignments. For more information, see "Ready For..." Rules in the MAP Help Center.


    Create assignments manually

    1. Select the Assignments tab.
    2. Use the menus to pick a class and subject.

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    3. Select Create Assignments

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    4. Check or uncheck the boxes to select specific students for the assignment. Select Students at the top to select or de-select all students.

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    Assigning a Skills Locator

    1. Select the Skills Locator tab.
    2. Optionally, select an instructional area goal to filter by that goal. 
    3. Select a starting point. See What does selecting the starting point for a Skills Locator do? to explain the options.
    4. Optionally, select Make Audio Available to provide audio for K-2 items.
    5. Select the strand that you want to evaluate.
    6. Choose a number of Needs Work skills to find. The more Needs Work skills you choose, the longer the Locator will be. 
    7. Name the assignment.
    8. If you wish, you can change the due date and add a note to the student.
    9. Select Assign Locator. 

     

    Assigning a Mastery Check

    1. Select the Mastery Check tab.
    2. Optionally, select an instructional area goal to filter by that goal.
    3. Choose a strand.
    4. The skills in the strand will appear on the left.
    5. If you want to see only Needs Work skills for the selected students, click the Restrict to Needs Work skills checkbox.
    6. Select the skills you wish to test. You can select up to 5 skills.
    7. Optionally, select Make Audio Available to provide audio for K-2 items.
    8. Name the assignment.
    9. If you wish, you can change the due date and add a note to the student.
    10. Click Assign Mastery. 

     

    Assigning Resources

    1. Click the Resources tab.
    2. Optionally, select an instructional area goal to filter by that goal.
    3. Choose a strand.
    4. If you want to see only Needs Work skills for the selected students, click the Restrict to Needs Work skills checkbox.
    5. Choose a skill, and list of resources will load.
      • You can preview any resource by clicking View
      • A circled red i by the name of a resource indicates it requires Flash and thus may not work on some devices, such as iPads.
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    6. Select the resource to add it to the list. 
    7. If you wish, you can change the due date and add a note to the student.
    8. Click Assign Resources. 

     
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