1. Open your gradebook and select the “setup” tab.

2. Scroll to the very bottom to the page and select “Add Grade Item.”

3. Fill in the Item name and Maximum grade component (either value or a preset scale).

4. If you want to make this item bonus points/extra credit, select “edit and then edit settings” next to the item. You will then select “extra credit” at the bottom of the page under the “Parent Category.” Make sure you scroll back to the bottom of the page and hit save changes.