Do you mean esri's Mapobjects?
MapObjects | Windows Edition | Overview
It sounds like a great class project, though presumably you're not 11 years old and have only used Microsoft Word before? If there aren't any complexity-destroying instructions you've omitted to tell us, I would say it sounds extremely difficult.
What level are you at? You might want to have a look at what they do at OSM:
That's a community-edited map. Are you - for a Twenty Questions example - hoping to enter coordinates / attributes yourself and then render / view / zoom your data as beautiful maps?