Create: Passages

This topic covers how to create a new passage.

  1. Select Tests & Quizzes on the left sidebar.


  2. Select the My Test Library tab.

  3. Hover over the Item Banks button, and select Passage Bank from the drop-down menu.


  4. Select the New Passage button at the top.

  5. Enter the following information for your new passage:
    • Title: Enter a title for your passage.
    • Subject: Select the appropriate subject area from the drop-down menu.
    • Minimum/Maximum Grade Level: Select the desired minimum and maximum grade levels that apply to your passage.
    • Glossary: Select +add glossary to create an in-passage glossary defining terms for students. The term must exist within the passage text for the definition to display.
    • Content: Enter the text of your passage.

  6. Select Tagging options… to reveal a menu of additional tags for your passage.

  7. Complete the tagging options for your passage. Options include:
    • Student Populations: Check the box next to each appropriate student group.
    • Language: Select a language from the drop-down menu.
    • Keywords: Enter any keywords that you would like to associate with your passage, ensuring that each keyword is separated by a comma.
    • Taxonomies: Enter the appropriate number in the text box(es).

  8. Select the green Submit button to save your passage.

  9. The newly created passage will now appear in your passage bank for you to utilize within test questions, or share with others.