Assignments in Moodle are activities that provide a place for students to submit online text or files (Word, PowerPoint, PDF, etc.). Assignments can be graded and will automatically appear in the gradebook. Graders can provide feedback on assignments in the form of text or file uploads.
Creating an assignment
Go to the course homepage and click Turn editing on.
Click Add an activity or resource in the section where you want to add the assignment.
Select Assignment and click Add.
Enter an Assignment name.
Enter a Description. The description will serve as the assignment instructions for your students, so be clear about expectations and grading.