Step 1 Click The Comments Icon
When collaborating in a Google Doc, Sheets, or Slides all of the document comments are collected in one place.
Next to the Share Button
You will find the comments icon next to the Share button in Docs, Sheets, or Slides. It looks like a speech balloon with 3 lines.
The keyboard shortcut for inserting comments in a document is Control + Alt + M (Command Option M on a Mac). Highlight the text you want to leave a comment on and use the shortcut to insert feedback for students.
Instruct Students to Look for Feedback
In a lengthy Google Doc or a multi-slide Google Slides it might be tricky for students to find where your recent feedback comments are. After providing feedback to students alert them to click on the comments icon next to the share button.
Click here for a link to my Google Drawing if you would like to add the icon to your assignment when reminding students to check for comments.
The most recent comment left in the document will be the first in the comments list. This prevents students from having to scroll and try to find if any comments were left.