Using the automatic checklist creation will automate which activities and resources need an action performed. It can be set to either automate a section or the whole course.
Turn editing on
Click on the edit icon () next to the checklist activity.
In the checklist activity, go to the Edit settings option.
Set Users can add their own items to No - (Unless you would like students to customise the list after it's automated).
You may choose to automate the checklist for topic/section of the course, or you can choose to automate the checklist for the entire course. For this example we are choosing automate only a section of the course.
When you are finished, press Save and return to course
When viewing the checklist afterwards, it will look like this: