How do I create a sort list item?
In Mastery Connect, you can create a sort list item. A sort list question requires the student to drag and drop a list of response choices from one column to another column in a new order.
Note: District and school administrators (admins) can also create items directly in the district item bank.
Add New Item
In the Global Navigation menu, click the Assessments link. Then, follow the steps to create a new item.
Enter Question or Instructions
Enter the question or item prompt in the Compose question text field .
Enter list choices in the List fields .
To add additional list choices, click the Add icon .
To remove response points, click the Delete icon .
Set Correct Response
In the Set correct answer(s) section, enter a point value for the item in the Point(s) text box .
Click and drag the response choices into the correct order. To move a response choice, hover the cursor over a response choice to display the Move cursor . Then, drag and drop the response choice to the correct location in the list.
To shuffle the options each time the item is displayed, click the Shuffle options checkbox .
Set Alternate Correct Response
To optionally set an alternate correct answer, click the Add icon .
Enter a point value for the item in the Point(s) text box . Then, click and drag the response choices into the alternate correct order.
To remove an alternate correct answer, click the Delete icon .
Configure More Options
To add additional scoring, layout, and formatting options, click the More options drop-down menu.
By default, students will see a drag handle as they move items in the list. To hide the drag handle, click the Show drag handle checkbox to remove the check mark.
View Authoring Help
For more information about additional authoring options, scroll to the top of the item authoring page and click the Authoring Help icon.
Add Optional Features
To add optional features to the item, click the Add Feature button  and select the features you wish to add from the drop-down menu . Learn more about adding passages and other features.
Note: The Desmos calculators are only available in districts that have paid Desmos subscriptions.
To preview the item interaction, click and drag responses from the list on the left to the list on the right.
To view correct and incorrect answers, click the Show Answers checkbox . Correct answers display a check mark and are shaded green . Incorrect answers display an X and are shaded red . If the answer in a response box is incorrect, the correct answer displays beneath the number line in a response box with a check mark that is shaded yellow .
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 .
Save or Publish Item
To save the item as a draft and keep editing enabled, click the Save As Draft button . When you save an item as a draft, it can be edited and deleted in your personal item bank and by admins in the district teacher item bank.
To disable editing and share the item with teachers in your district, click the Publish button . When you publish an item, it displays in the district teacher item bank and is available to all users in your district. You can delete the item from your personal item bank, and admins can delete the item from the district teacher item bank.
To disable editing and share the item with admins only, click the Publish & Reserve button . When you publish and reserve an item, you can delete it in your personal item bank, and admins can view and delete the item in the district teacher item bank.
To delete the question and return to the Create New Item page, click the Go Back button .