Talking with Authors: Isaac Mizrahi, I.M.: A Memoir
Grades: 9 - 12

Video Description: Join Fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi for a revealing discussion of his new memoir about the highs and lows of his life both artistically and personally.

Type of Video: Interview*
Unique Video ID: Biography-9**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video in conjunction with an activity where students write a short autobiography of their own life. What stories would they choose to share? What do they believe would be the challenges and rewards of writing an autobiography?
  • Have students discuss or share in a journal entry insights they gained into the writing process of an autobiography.


*Interviews feature extended conversation exploring fascinating topics with fascinating people in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.