If you want to write free-form comments to students in Speed Grader, select the I'll write free-form comments... If this option is selected, no ratings are used to assess the student and criterion values are assigned manually.
If you select the option to use the rubric for grading, Canvas will compare the rubric score and Assignment points. To replace the rubric with an existing rubric, click the Search icon .
If the number of points in the rubric is different than the number of points in the Assignment, Canvas will generate a warning message notifying that the point values are not equal. To delete the rubric from the assignment, click the Delete icon .
You can view the criteria and points in each rubric.
To select a rubric for the assignment, scroll to the bottom of the rubric and click the Use This Rubric button .