Readers who understand the words and phrases used in Shakespeare’s time better understand his writing and, as such, can deepen their appreciation and enjoyment of his works. Students will use this worksheet to better understand a list of terms used in Macbeth. Students will read a quote from the play that uses the term, record the word’s meaning to the best of their ability based on its use in context, and then record the definition from a modern dictionary.

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