Beautiful Venus is the second planet from the Sun. Why do you think it is brighter than any other planet? Circle the best answer.
A. Its surface is almost as hot as the Sun.
B. Its surface Is covered with millions of diamonds.
C. Its thick clouds reflect the Sun's light.
Venus is covered by very thick clouds, so C is correct. Sometimes we can see Venus as a bright, sparkling, starlike object in the morning or the evening sky.
There is something wrong with these facts about Venus. Circle the wrong word in each sentence. Write the correct word on the line.
1. Venus is the second planet from the Earth.
2. Venus looks dull in the sky._
3. Venus has a thin cloud cover._
4. At night. Mercury sparkles in the sky._
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