I know this was not a major assignment but if you are looking for an overview to have wordpress this is it!
When it comes to installing wordpress, you are going to need to create a laughing squid account. Upon doing that you will need to get your account info, ftp usernames and passwords. You will then need to download wordpress and go into databases and configure your name. You will then need to configure the wordpress file with all your information. Then using an FTP program like in my case FileZilla to run it. You can now login to wordpress admin and post anything on your wordpress site.
Here is a link with more detailed information on how to do this: