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Unformatted text preview: Capital Community College The paragraph is a series of sentences developing one topic. Capital Community College The Topic Sentence The topic of a paragraph is stated in one sentence. This is called the topic sentence. Capital Community College The rest of the paragraph consists of sentences that develop or explain the main idea. Through the centuries rats have managed to survive all our efforts to destroy them . We have poisoned them and trapped them. We have fumigated , flooded , and burned them. We have tried germ warfare . Some rats even survived atomic bomb tests conducted on Entwetok atoll in the Pacific after World War II. In spite of all our efforts, these enemies of ours continue to prove that they are the most indestructible of pests . m a in id e a c o n c l u d i n g s e n t e n c e Capital Community College A t o p i c s e n t e n c e m a y b e d e v e l o p e d b y t e l l i n g a n i n c i d e n t A t o p i c s e n t e n c e m a y b e d e v e l o p e d...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH 110 taught by Professor Lisathomas during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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