Thane of Cawdor: Meaning in Macbeth & Overview


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Which Title does Macbeth never hold?

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1. Which character is one of the king's son's.

2. Which of these characters does Macbeth NOT kill?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination help gauge your understanding of the title of Thane of Cawdor and its role in Macbeth. Successfully passing the quiz requires you to be familiar with topics such as the titles Macbeth holds during the play and which characters hold the title of King of Scotland during the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and corresponding quiz to check your knowledge of the following:

  • Identity of the King's son
  • Titles held by Macbeth during the play
  • Macbeth's victims
  • Macbeth's killer
  • Characters who become King of Scotland during the play

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills as you complete the assessment resources:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the titles held by Macbeth from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characters killed by Macbeth and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the identity of Macbeth's killer

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Thane of Cawdor: Meaning in Macbeth & Overview. It covers these objectives:

  • Explore Macbeth's character arc in Macbeth
  • Identify how the title Thane of Cawdor influenced Macbeth's actions
  • Discover the duality of Macbeth's titles: Thane of Glamis and Thane of Cawdor
  • Understand the title of thane and the role thanes played in Scotland