Words containing ear for sight word and word family literacy activities. Words containing ear include dear, fear, gear, hear, near, rear, sear, tear, to name a few. Word families are great for young learners to help them understand that if they know words like dear, they know, fear, gear and the others with different consonants at the beginning. Free printables and decodables for words that rhyme with ear as in tear and fear. Long e cvvc words for decodables.