Below is a template to start you out on the correct formatting for your CMS paper.
Always find out whether your instructor has specific requirements when you are writing a paper. Basic elements of a paper using Chicago Style are as follows:
This video shows you how to format your paper in the Chicago Manual Style (CMS) of formatting in Word 2007 or 2010.
Requirements of the Notes and Bibliography style:
Full notes or shortened notes? There are two reasons you might use shortened notes:
Fonts: CMS does not specify a particular font. We suggest you use a readable serif font, like Times New Roman, 12 pt.