Example Test Case Template Header:
STATUS types: High, Medium, Low, Deferred, Pass, Fail
DEFECT_ID is needed for Manual Testing, since HP ALM Quality center is typically not used in manual testing to keep track of defects.
STEPS: list all the steps you did for the test, chronologically.
TEST DATA: input used for the test
EXPECTED RESULT: what should be the output.
ACTUAL RESULT: The output in reality.
Example Traceability Matrix Template Header:
Note that the Traceability Matrix is associated with the Test Case Template. Such that:
The Scenario ID in Traceability Matrix template maps to the Testcase_ID in Testcase template.