Step 1. Click the Discussions link on the course navigation menu.
Step 2. From the Discussions List, click the action triangle to the right of the Discussion Topic you want to grade. Choose Access Topic.
Step 3. Click the Topic Score link under the users name.
Step 4. Enter the student's points in the Topic Score. Click the Published check box if you want to publish the student's score right away, enter Feedback as appropriate, and click Save. Click Close to close the pop-up.
Step 5. Click the Publish All Scores to Grades button at the top of the window to allow students to see the scores.
Step 6. Click Save and Close to save changes for the Access Topics screen.