For tomorrow, Thursday 8/28, you need to have your domain and web hosting setup, and an instance of WordPress installed. Here are a series of tutorials that will help you explore your own domain that: http://docs.umwdomains.com. Let us know if you have any questions or issues with that.
Also, in preparation for our brainstorming session tomorrow, please watch this five minute video on CRAAP:
Finally, for next Tuesday, September 2nd, read through chapter 4 (up to page 137) of Where the Wizards Stay Up Late—there were 12 copies left in the bookstore this morning.