Types of Assignments

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Types of Assignments

  • In this article, we will explain the types of assignments you’ll see in StrongMind courses

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Most StrongMind courses are made up of 6 units with 5 lessons in each, for a total of 30 lessons. Within the lessons are written, visual and interactive content that explains course topics. There are also assignments to check your understanding of that content.

  • Workbooks are located within lessons to check for understanding.
    • You can take workbooks as many times as you want.
    • They are graded by the computer so you’ll receive feedback immediately to see if you got each question correct or incorrect.
    • To learn how to complete a workbook, go here.


  • Checkpoints are a series of questions that test your knowledge at the end of a lesson.
    • You can take checkpoints up to 3 times.
    • They are graded by the computer so you’ll receive feedback immediately to see if you got each question correct or incorrect.
    • To learn how to complete checkpoints, go here.

  • Discussions require you to write a response to a prompt about what you’ve learned so far in the course.
    • Some discussions require you to respond to other students in your class.
    • They are graded by your teacher.
    • To learn how to make a discussion post, go here.


  • Projects require you to work over time to create something (a presentation, essay, video, etc.) that demonstrates what you’ve learned so far in the course.
    • Instructions for projects will be given in multiple lessons. You’ll work on projects over time and submit them when you reach the final part of the project in a lesson.
    • They are graded by your teacher.
    • To learn how to submit a project, go here.


  • Unit Exams test your knowledge on all the material covered in a unit.
    • You have one attempt to reach your desired score.
    • They are graded by the computer so you’ll receive feedback immediately to see if you got each question correct or incorrect.
    • To learn how to take a Unit Exam, go here.


  • Final Exams test your knowledge of all the material covered in the course. Depending on the course, there are two types of Final Exams you could have.
    • For both types, you have one attempt to reach your desired score. They are both graded by the computer.
    • For one type of Final Exam you’ll receive feedback immediately to see your score and if you got each question correct or incorrect.
    • For the other type, you can review your answers after submitting. Then you’ll go to the gradebook to view your score.
    • To learn how to take a Final Exam, go here.



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