Fun with Adjectives

Last year’s team goal is historical. That cool thing we did today may be historic.

  • Historic (adj) “famous or important in history”
  • Historical ( adj) “of or concerning history” or “belonging to the past”

The textbook is instructional. Failing the assignment may be instructive.

  • Instructive (adj) “something that conveys knowledge, information, a lesson”
  • Instructional (adj) “something that is intended to teach”