Significant Components OF A Paragraph

What are the significant components of writing a paragraph to begin with what is a paragraph we are going to do all that in today’s class so welcome back friends we will be talking about paragraph writing how to spot keywords topic sentences signposting linking words main ideas all this in one paragraph as you already know a paragraph is the basic unit of any lengthy piece of writing so generally we don’t write just one paragraph but at our level we need to write several paragraphs but let’s begin like we have started this course with various parts of speech categorizing them we have also learned how to make sentences elements of sentences we have also seen what are how sentences combined together to make more complex varieties of sentences.

So we have been through all these and now as we move on to discuss more complex way of writing for example reports journal articles SOPs and your series we will begin with the basic unit of writing a longer piece of work so this is paragraph for us let me show you this example please look at the slide here and this I am showing you as a good example of a paragraph please read the paragraph it’s about Sir Isaac Newton mathematician and physicists one of the four almost scientific intellects of all time born at will stop near Grantham in Lincolnshire where he attended school he entered Cambridge University in 1661 he was elected a fellow of Trinity College in 1667 and Lucasian Professor of mathematics in 1669 he remained at the University lecturing in most years until 16 98 of these km radius in which Newton was at the height of his creative power he singled out 1665 to 1666 spent largely in Lincolnshire because of plague in Cambridge as the prime of my age for invention during two to three years of these mental effort he prepared philosophy naturalist principia mathematica commonly known as the Principia although this was not published until 1687 as a firm opponent of the attempt by king james ii to make the universities into Catholic institutions Newton was elected member of parliament for the University of Cambridge to the convention Parliament of 1689 and set again in 1701 to 1702 meanwhile in 1760 96 he had moved to London as warden of the Royal Mint he became master of the mint in 1699 and office he retained to his death.

He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1671 and in 1703 he became president being annually reelected for the rest of his life his major work optics appeared the next year he was knighted in Cambridge in 1705 as Newtonian science became increasingly accepted on the continent and especially after the general peace was restored in 1714 following the war of this Spanish Succession Newton became the most highly esteemed natural philosopher in Europe his last decades were past in revising his major works polishing his studies of ancient history and defending himself against critics as well as carrying out his official duties newton was modest diffident and a man of simple tastes he was angered by criticism of opposition and harbored resentment he was harsh towards enemies but generous to friends in government and at the Royal Society he proved able administrator he never married and lived modestly but was buried with great pomp in Westminster Abbey.