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to main idea! After reading the next few paragraphs, stop and
think, “What is the main reason the author wrote this?” Many
good writers will tell you the main idea right in the topic
sentence of the paragraph. Here is more
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Alligators are dangerous animals! They are cute when
they are small, and some people have tried to make them pets.
As they grow older, the alligators grow very sharp teeth and
gain lots of strength. They are not friendly animals and do
not enjoy human company. It is uncommon, but alligators will
attack humans. If you see an alligator, by all means, stay
away from this dangerous animal!