This resource provides both a mini lesson and interactive practice. The first 4 slides model and define what equal groups are. The following 8 slides provide interactive fill in the blank and drag and drop pieces to model equal groups for multiplication. These slides are great to put into google classroom for independent practice,provide for students who were absent or need extra practice. You can even use it to guide your mini lesson. The slides are full page slides but if you choose to print the practice pages you can print multiple pages on a sheet.