Ever heard of CTE? A passage about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) provides the text for a reading comprehension check. The subject matter is sure to engage your readers and the questions, based on the passage, assess whether high schoolers can draw inferences, summarize the main idea, recognize tone, and other important comprehension strategies. The worksheet could be used at the beginning of the year to assess the reading comprehension skills of your class or as a quick assessment of a new student. Detailed explanations for the answers are provided.