This is a type of study guide that has students keep a word journal in which they analyze how the meaning of a specific word in Macbeth is shaped by when it is used, how it is used, and who uses it. This assignment helps students to effectively analyze and understand the language in Macbeth as well as the development of the characters who use that word. Students will find examples of that word being used in every act of the play. They will analyze the use of that word and make an entry in your word journal. A sample of a journal entry is included for students to model.