1. What is a paragraph? It is a group of related sentences to create an idea. it is formed by 3 elements: topic, topic sentence and supporting details. As a writer, the paragraph allows you to express your ideas clearly. As a reader, it helps you to follow the lecture and understand it.
3. Identify the topic sentence: This will help you to understand the paragraph better. To find the topic of a paragraph you can ask yourself: "what is the one idea the author is discussing in the paragraph?