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Navigate Item and Passage Metadata Appendix

Updated Mar 26, 2021

Below are additional details about some of the Navigate item and passage metadata for items and passages and assessments.

In this article:

Content Area

Possible values for "Content Area" of an item are:

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • American History
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Geometry
  • Government
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Physical Sciences
  • Reading
  • Science
  • World History
  • Writing

Ethnicity

Possible values for passage "Ethnicity" are:

  • African
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • Asian
  • Black
  • Hispanic
  • Mixed
  • Multiracial
  • N/A
  • Native American
  • Not Appropriate
  • Pacific Islander
  • Unknown
  • White

Text Category

Possible values for passage "Text Category" are:

  • Argument writing
  • Drama
  • Expository writing
  • Fiction
  • Functional
  • Informational
  • Literacy
  • Literacy Nonfiction
  • Media
  • Narrative writing
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technical
  • Technical Writing
  • Writing
  • Writing Organization

Text Organization

Possible values for passage "Text Organization" are:

  • Cause/Effect
  • Chronological order
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Concept/Definition
  • Description
  • Episodic
  • Generalization/principle
  • Main idea/details
  • Mixed
  • Other
  • Point/counterpoint
  • Problem/solution
  • Process/procedural
  • Proposition/support
  • Sequential order
  • Simple listing

Text Sub-category

Possible values for passage "Text Sub-category" are:

  • Advertisement
  • Anecdote
  • Application
  • Autobiographies/Biographies
  • Autobiography
  • Ballad
  • Biography
  • Brochure
  • Charts/Tables/Diagrams
  • Classic Literature
  • Consumer Documents
  • Diagram
  • Directions
  • Essay
  • Essays
  • Expository
  • Fable
  • Fantasy
  • Fictional Story
  • Folktale
  • Form
  • Free Verse
  • Friendly Letter
  • Graph
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Historical Fiction
  • How-to Documents
  • Informational Text
  • Journal Entries
  • Journal Entry
  • Journalism Article
  • Legend
  • Letter
  • Letters
  • List
  • Literary Analysis
  • Lyric
  • Manual
  • Map
  • Memo
  • Memoir
  • Multi-act places
  • Myth
  • N/A
  • Narrative
  • Ode
  • One-act plays
  • Other
  • Outline
  • Personal Essay
  • Personal Narrative
  • Personal Narratives
  • Persuasive
  • Plays
  • Poems
  • Precis Writing
  • Public
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Reference Materials
  • Report
  • Resume
  • Satire
  • Scenes
  • Schedule
  • Science Fiction
  • Sonnet
  • Speech
  • Speeches
  • Stories
  • Student Reports
  • Table
  • Timeline
  • Warranty
  • Web
  • Workplace Documents
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