The child should have good analytical skills by the 13th reader, Sit By Me. The articles “the” and “a” are now freely used. The number of verbs and adjectives are still limited. There are far more nouns than verbs. By using simple sentences, verb recognition is easy for the reader. The key words in this reader are — “it,” “sit,” “hit,” and “mitt.” “Catch” is another of those words that use another sound for “c.” It uses the sound of “k” to pronounce it correctly.