Social Studies - 2019-20

1.3e - Arthur R. Ashe, Jr.

The student will describe the stories of influential people in the history of Virginia and their contributions to our Commonwealth, with emphasis on 

e) Arthur R. Ashe, Jr.

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

Places and people change over time.

Every person is important and special. 

One person can make a difference.


UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Influential people in Virginia history made important contributions.

ESSENTIALS

Term to know

  • contribution: The act of giving or doing something

People to know

  • Arthur R. Ashe, Jr.: He was the first African American winner of a major men’s tennis singles championship. He was a leader for civil rights and worked for equality for all people. 


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 18, 2018