this post has good information for how to set up your account with bluehost and how to do the basic wordpress install, once you have your account set up.
this post has a good video [16 min] that shows how to use the wordpress, browse through and install a theme, and modify a theme with custom colors, images, primary navigation, additional pages, etc.
look through these and we will go over these as a class on wednesday to get you up and running with your site!
if you need to use blogger, please start your blog here. you can log in using your kcai account to get started. it's totally free.