How do I create a simple chart item?

In Mastery Connect, you can create a simple chart item. A simple chart question asks students to adjust plot areas on an interactive chart in response to a stimulus.

You can create any item type through the Item Editor. You can also use the Item Editor to add passages, add item-level tools, and save the item. To open and use the Item Editor, learn more about:

Enter Question or Instructions

Enter Question or Instructions

In the Item Editor, type the question prompt in the Compose question field [1].

Enter an optional title for the chart in the Name text box [2].  

Enter a maximum value for the Y-axis of the chart in the Max Y value text box [3].

Enter labels for the X-axis and Y-axis in the X axis label and Y axis label text boxes [4].

Enter a label and value for a point on the chart in the Label  and Value text boxes [5]. Repeat to label all points on the chart.

To allow students to adjust the points on the chart, click the Interactive check box to display the check mark [6].

To add additional points to the chart, click the Add icon [7]. To delete points from the chart, click the Delete icon [8].

Set Correct Answer

Set Correct Answer Location

Enter a point value for the item in the Point(s) text box [1].

To set the answer location, move the cursor to the answer point and click the mouse to drag the cursor to the correct point on the Y-axis [2].

To add additional scoring, layout, formatting, and labeling options for the item, click the More options drop-down menu [3].

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Validate Answers

Publish Item

To view the item interaction in the preview window, click an answer point and drag it to a position on the Y-axis.

To view correct and incorrect answers, click the Show Answers text box [1]. Correct answers display a check mark and are shaded green [2]. Incorrect answers display an X and are shaded red [3].

If an answer is incorrect, the correct answer points on the Y-axis display as yellow [4].

The number of points awarded for the item as answered in the preview window over the number of points possible display in the scoring bubble [5].