When creating a graded activity, you will choose how the activity will be scored and this score will automatically be added into the course's grades area.
The default grading options in a Moodle site are number grades (0–100) and a preset scale called Separate and connected ways of knowing.
Scales are an option to grade assignments or rate forum posts with words rather than numbers. You can find out more about scales at https://docs.moodle.org/27/en/Separate_and_Connected_ways_of_knowing.
Different courses will use different grading conventions, and the ability to customize grades to meet specific course requirements is sometimes required. Letter grades can be customized and scales can be created by teachers within ...