If you have past-due assignments that students are in the middle of completing, you will be notified in your messages (A). To end their attempts and grade whatever has been completed, click messages (A) and select past-due assignment(s) have students with attempts-in-progress (B).
Assignments that are past due will be listed by name (A). Listed underneath will be the number of students who are in progress or haven’t started (B). Hover over the color-coded bars to see a list of students who are in each category. You can also change your notification preferences (C). The default setting is to notify you about students who have attempts-in-progress for past-due assignments, but you can select to not be notified.
To end any in-progress attempts and grade what has been completed, click end and grade attempts-in-progress for this assignment (D).
A warning screen will pop up reminding you are ending all attempts-in-progress and that students may still be working on this assignment. If the assignment is auto-graded, they will be scored based on what was completed. Click end attempts (A) to continue. You will be notified that it worked, and you can then grade the partially completed assignments or the auto-grades will be entered into the gradebook.