First, students will learn how to divide by separating into equal groups.

Division as equal groups by Khan Academy

Division with groups of objects by Khan Academy

Next, students will learn how to divide by making arrays.

Division with arrays by Khan Academy

After that, students will practice both dividing by separating into equal groups, and dividing by making arrays.

Do these exercises

- Let Us Divide! by NRICH
- Divide with visuals by Khan Academy

Here are some additional word problems.

Conclude by leading this investigation:

Life expectancy in different countries

by MathPickle

3.OA.A.2: Interpret whole-number quotients of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 56 ÷ 8 as the number of objects in each share when 56 objects are partitioned equally into 8 shares, or as a number of shares when 56 objects are partitioned into equal shares of 8 objects each. *For example, describe a context in which a number of shares or a number of groups can be expressed as 56 ÷ 8.*