There's nothing "average" about this worksheet/assessment. This printable offers 15 critical-thinking questions interspersed with literary terminology (plot, theme, climax, setting, inferences, cause and effect, etc.) as well as a list of six relevant topics from today's news that focus on "sameness" which may be used in class discussions. This review can be implemented as an individual, pair, group, or homework assignment. A detailed answer key is included.