How do I create a benchmark assessment from a document-based source as an admin?
In Mastery Connect, district administrators (admins) and users with benchmark author or benchmark facilitator permission can create benchmark assessments from document-based sources.
Benchmark assessments must be kept private to your district.
Learn more about delivering benchmarks to trackers in your district.
In the Global Navigation menu click the Admin link . Then, hover the cursor over the Assessments tab  and select the Benchmarks option .
To add a new benchmark assessment, click the Add Benchmark button .
Alternatively, if you have been assigned the role of benchmark author or benchmark facilitator, in the Global Navigation menu click the Admin link . Then click the Benchmarks tab .
The Assessment Type drop-down displays the District Benchmark option by default .
To select a subject, core, and class for the assessment click the drop-down menus .
Click the Standard drop-down menu, then select the Multi-Standard option .
To allow teachers to remove the assessment from their trackers, click the Allow Teachers to Delete from Trackers box .
Enter a name for the assessment in the Title field .
Optionally, enter a description of the assessment in the Description field .
Note: Benchmark assessments must have multiple standards. If you do not select Multi-Standard in the Standard drop-down menu, the benchmark is automatically converted to a formative assessment.
Select Assessment Source
You can upload document-based assessment files from Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, Google Drive, Dropbox, or from a file on your computer.
To select an assessment source, click the Assessment Source drop-down menu . Then, to select the file location, click the location name in the Document Based list .
To select the file you want to upload, click the Choose File button .
Note: You cannot select an assessment source document from a Google shared drive.
Select Question Types
To select a question type, click the Type drop-down menu 
To select the number of questions you want to include for that question type, enter a number in the Qty box .
To add the questions to the assessment, click the Add button .
To add additional question types, repeat the process for each new question type.
Select Question Attributes
To select the correct answers for the multiple choice, multi-select, and true/false questions, click the bubbles for the correct answers . You can also add Bubble Sheet Rubric Scoring or Rubric Criteria questions.
To assign a number of points to each question, type the value in the Points box .
To change the question type after it has been added to the assessment, in the Type drop-down menu click the new question type .
To select a standard to which the question aligns, click the Standards drop-down menu and select a standard .
If your school or district uses tags you can use one or more per question. To select a tag, click the Tags drop down menu and click the appropriate checkboxes .
To delete a question from the assessment, click the Remove icon .
Enter Mastery Cut Scores
The Scoring column displays the total number of points possible for each standard .
To enter mastery cut scores, enter the number of points required for Mastery in the M box , and the number of points required for Near Mastery in the NM box .
To view details about a standard, hover the cursor over the standard name  to view details in the window .
To save your changes and create the assessment, click the Create Assessment button .
Note: To remove all selections on the page, click the Reset button .