Add an Assignment from the Calendar
You can create assignment shells from the Calendar. Assignment shells are placeholders for the assignment until you fill in the assignment details. You can also create assignments with differing due dates for specific students.
Note: Currently assignments added from the calendar are not validated against course or term start and end dates.
1. In Global Navigation, click the Calendar link.
2. Click the Add icon.
3. Select the Assignment tab.
4. Enter a title  and due date  for the new assignment. In the Calendar drop-down menu , select the course for the assignment. In the Group drop-down menu , select the assignment group.
To publish the assignment, toggle the Publish icon . If you choose not to publish, the assignment will still be created and remain unpublished.