Understanding Spelling is a practical guide to spelling. Systematic in approach, Understanding Spelling provides clear explanations of the rules and exceptions of both British and American spelling conventions. A list of easily confused words, with an analysis of their distinctions in use and meaning are included, as well as a comprehensive list of words that cause spelling problems. 183 pages, softcover. Grades 6-8. DO IT YOURSELF exercises are provided at the end of each lesson; no other workbook or teacher's guide is provided. Please note that British spellings are primarily used throughot.